3-10 August 2016
Chicago IL USA
US/Central timezone
There is a live webcast for this event.

Public lecture: The Detection of Gravitational Waves from Binary Black Hole Mergers

9 Aug 2016, 18:30
1h 30m
Chicago Ballroom ()

Chicago Ballroom

Speaker

Barry Barish (Caltech)

Description

Einstein predicted the existence of gravitational waves 100 years ago. They have recently been detected by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO). The physics of gravitational waves, the detection technique, the observations and their implications will all be discussed.

Presentation Materials

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