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This project uses computer time donated by computer owners all over the world to process data from gravitational wave detectors. Einstein@Home doesn’t affect the performance of computers and greatly speeds up this exciting research.
Watching your favorite movie on DVD. Surfing the web for an elusive piece of information. Saving time and scanning your own barcodes in the self check-out at the grocery store. Without the work of scientists 50 years ago to create the laser, we wouldn’t have these and countless other technologies today.
The first laser was successfully operated in 1960. This milestone marks one of the greatest inventions of the 20th century – one that has revolutionized the way we live.