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


Barry Barish (Caltech)


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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