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Kaczmarczik Lecture: Exploring the Warped Universe: The 100 Year Quest to Detect Gravitational Waves
Start Date: 3/16/2017Start Time: 11:00 AM
End Date: 3/16/2017End Time: 12:30 PM

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Nergis Mavalvala, PhD, MIT


In February 2016, scientists announced the first ever detection of gravitational waves from colliding black holes, launching a new era of gravitational wave astronomy and unprecedented tests of Einstein’s theory of general relativity. Mavalvala will describe the science and technology, and also the human story, behind the long quest that led to this discovery.

Contact Information:
Name: Jackie Sampson
Phone: 215.895.2708
Email: physics@physics.drexel.edu
Main Building Auditorium 3141 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19104. Register
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