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"for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves"

Departments of Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics and Applied Mathematics

Joint seminar in celebration of the 2017 Nobel Prize for Physics

awarded to Rainer Weiss, Barry Barish and Kip Thorne
LIGO/VIRGO Collaboration

(presentations will be geared towards Science UG students)

Speakers: 

Prof AMANDA WELTMAN    (Why this really matters)
Dr BISHOP MONGWANE  (The numerics of gravitational radiation)
Prof ANDY BUFFLER      (The LIGO measurement)
Prof PATRICK WOUDT   (Electromagnetic counterparts)

 

Date: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 13:00
Venue: 

Lecture Theatre 4A
RW James Building