In order to use LIGO for astronomy, you need to know the location of the source of the gravitational waves. Here's how that works. The post LIGO Ain't a Gravitational Wave Detector—It's an Observatory appeared first on WIRED.
Here is a quick introduction to the superposition of electric fields and visualizing the E-field due to a dipole using VPython.
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