Gravitational waves: a new window to the Universe

Nergis Mavalvala


The first ever detections of gravitational waves from colliding black holes and neutron stars have launched a new era of gravitational wave astrophysics. I will describe the science, technology, and human story behind these discoveries that provide a completely new window into some of the most violent and warped events in the Universe, and are helping to solve decades-long mysteries.

Date: Jeudi, le 1 octobre 2020
Heure: 18:30
Lieu: Université McGill
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