Former Spokesperson of LIGO Scientific Collaboration visits KAGRA

On March 30, Louisiana State University’s Professor Gabriela González, the former Spokesperson of LIGO Scientific Collaboration, visited the experimental site of KAGRA.  Assistant Professor Keiko Kokeyama, who moved from LSU to ICRR in 2015, guided her in the KAGRA underground site. Prof. González enjoyed to see the status of preparation of the experiment.

Professor Gabriela González(center) and Dr. Keiko Kokeyama(left) in the KAGRA arm tunnel.

Visitors are carefully watching the installation work of sapphire mirror in the cryogenic vessel.