Discovery Projects - Grant ID: DP150102988 [ 2015 - 2017 ]

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Researchers Prof Linqing Wen; Dr George Hobbs; Dr Richard Manchester; Prof Dr Michael Kramer; Asst Prof Kejia Li

Brief description This project will contribute to one of the most significant breakthroughs in science - the direct detection of gravitational waves. We will develop innovative techniques to detect and localise gravitational waves in the nanohertz frequency band from radio timing data of millisecond pulsars. The technique developed by this project will help maximise the scientific output of Australia's legendary Parkes Radio Telescope, and boost the opportunities of the first detections of gravitational waves using the upcoming radio telescopes FAST and SKA.

Funding Amount 384700

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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