Event Details

CATEGORY:Colloquium
TITLE:Einstein, Black Holes and Cosmic Chirps
Date: 2016-11-21
Time: 14:30:00
Location: Lidow, Rosen Auditorium (323)

Abstract:Einstein predicted the existence of gravitational waves one hundred years ago. They have been recently observed from  pairs of merging Black Holes by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO). The physics of gravitational waves, the detection technique, the observations, including latest results, and implications will all be discussed