27 May 2020

The corona-effect on the ETpathfinder

“The preparations for the arrival of the ETpathfinder have not yet been hampered by the corona crisis. So far we seem to be still right on schedule”, says Prof. Stefan Hild, who is involved in the construction of ETpathfinder, a test facility for the Einstein Telescope that analyses gravitational waves. “Our international team was already accustomed to working together remotely, through video calls—only now everyone calls individually from their own living room instead of in a group from the office. So, the number of screens has increased enormously!”