Physics Colloquium: Gravitational waves. Adding the audio-track to a wonderful movie.

Event Details

  • Speaker(s): Luis Lehner
  • Date:
  • Time: 2 pm
  • Location: Science Complex, Atrium Wing, Rm. 1511

For centuries we have contemplated our universe thanks to electromagnetic signals detected at a variety of detectors. Soon we will be able to also catch waves produced by gravitational effects which will likely revolutionize our understanding. This talk will concentrate on gravitational waves and efforts to exploit them to probe deep into some of the most amazing astrophysical phenomena.