LSC stands for LIGO Scientific Collaboration, and it’s a group of scientist working on LIGO detectors. LVC is an old acronym for a collaboration of LSC and Virgo Collaboration. Since 2019 KAGRA joined the collaboration, so the new joint name is LVK (LSC + Virgo + KAGRA).
What is the relation of LAAC to LSC & LVK?
LAAC is the LSC committee. However, on the LVK meetings we welcome everyone to the LAAC events.
What can LAAC help me with?
You can address us with any question about your academic life, and we would help you find the information or connect to a person.
What is the job of a LAAC member?
We meet twice a month on a telecon to discuss current projects.
We organize poster sparkler sessions, tutorials and social events for LVK meetings.
We provide various information either in direct response to questions, or when it is of a general interest.