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Jan
8
2021

Colloquium: Professor B.S. Sathyaprakash: A Panorama of Gravitational-Wave Astronomy

When: Friday, January 8, 2021
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Central

Where: Online

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Yas Shemirani   (847) 491-7650

Group: Physics and Astronomy Colloquia

Category: Academic

Description:

Abstract: LIGO and Virgo have continued to make breakthrough discoveries that are testing conventional wisdom and setting new challenges for theory. In this talk I will review new results from the world of gravitational-wave astronomy. I will also describe the rich and rewarding discoveries in fundamental physics, cosmology and astrophysics that we can hope to make with the Cosmic Explorer and Einstein Telescope, which are currently being conceived to be great observatories of the coming decades.

Seminar Speaker: Professor B.S. Sathyaprakash, Penn State University

Host: Fred Rasio

Meeting Details:
Friday, January 8, 2021 at 4:00 pm (Central Time) on Zoom.

Zoom info:
Please email yassaman.shemirani@northwestern.edu if you would like access to the Zoom meeting link.

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