The University of Western Australia

Department of Physics



Australian International Gravitational Observatory


Images in and around AIGO


Vibration isolation stack with 
vacuum tanks behind

Scene during Opening Ceremony 
showing west wall of cornerstation 

Vacuum pipes prior to installation


Pipe to eastern end station

Pipe to southern end station

East wall of cornerstation showing posters for the Institute of Advanced Studies lectures picturing part of 'Black Hole' painting by J. Weekes

Vibration isolation stack being installed inside vacuum tank

Professor David Blair with vacuum tanks 
prior to installation


Pipe from south endstation to cornerstation

Pipe from cornerstation to south endstation

Pipeline from cornerstation to east endstation

Vibration isolation stack within vacuum tank

Professor David Blair in front of vacuum tanks


Contact details:
A.I.G.R.C., Department of Physics, The University of Western Australia, Nedlands, W.A. 6907, Australia. Tel: +61.8.9380.2736 Fax: +61.8.9380.1170 e-mail: