NANOGrav Search for Gravitational Waves

The NANOGrav (North American Nanohertz Observatory for Gravitational Waves) consortium is timing an array of very stable millisecond pulsars to try to detect gravitational waves. NANOGrav in turn is part of the larger International Pulsar Timing Array (IPTA) consortium.

Fun Sonic Exercise

  1. Download and open the Decibel X app on the iphone
  2. Set the display to show the blue waterfall running plot
  3. Click one of the links below and watch the iPhone screen as it scrolls
  4. [MP3] [WAV]


  • NANOGrav web page
  • NANOGrav wiki (login required)
  • The NANOStars Program at F&M

    Legacy/archival links related to NANOGrav Arecibo pulsar timing:

  • P2945 source rise and set times at Arecibo
  • P2780 session rise and set times at Arecibo

    This work is funded by grants from the National Science Foundation.