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"The displacement sensitivity of Geo 600 is one three-thousandth of the diameter of a proton," explains Professor Karsten Danzmann, from the Albert Einstein Institute and Hanover University.
"Put another way, it's equivalent to measuring a change of one hydrogen atom diameter in the distance from the Earth to the Sun."
Originally posted by Darkmind
Well, there are so many NEO objects whizzing about up there, that frankly anything that gives us at least some advanced warning would be bloody great! I'd hate to see a major impact.