November 16, 2016 - 4:00pm

Colloquium: Searching for -- and Finding! Gravitational Waves

Gabriela Gonzalez, Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Spokesperson for the LIGO Collaboration, Louisiana State University
Crow Hall, Room 204 - Coffee will be served at 3:30 in Compton Hall, Room 241

On September 14 2015, the two LIGO gravitational wave detectors in Hanford, Washington and Livingston, Louisiana registered a nearly simultaneous signal with time-frequency properties consistent with gravitational-wave emission by the merger of...