[time-nuts] How good is the left end of your ADEV curve?
kb8tq at n1k.org
Wed Jan 25 07:26:26 EST 2017
> On Jan 25, 2017, at 12:15 AM, Hal Murray <hmurray at megapathdsl.net> wrote:
> way way way left.
> Ray Weiss was the speaker at the Stanford Physics Colloquium today. In case
> you don't recognize the name, he is one of the leaders of the LIGO project
> that detected gravity waves about a year ago.
> He's a good speaker with a neat topic. He spent a lot of time giving credit
> to other people.
> One of the far-out future ideas he mentioned was collecting data on lots of
> pulsars. If you could get good enough data, maybe you could see gravity
> waves wandering around the universe. (Maybe leftover from the big bang. I
> didn't catch that part.)
> The time scale is months or years. Micro Hertz. The unit for wavelength
> would be light-years.
….. errr … would not that be the *right* end of the ADEV curve? …..:)
Back in the 1980’s these guys were after sub 1x10^-15 bumps over path
distances like Earth to Jupiter. Not sure what they are after these days.
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