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BSA Distinguished Lecture on The Discovery of Gravitational Waves from Colliding Black Holes
Start Date: 6/16/2016Start Time: 4:30 PM
End Date: 6/16/2016

Event Description:

Speaker: Astrophysicist Imre Bartos, member of the LIGO collaboration that confirmed Albert Einstein's 100-year-old scientific theory with a 2016 announcement of the first gravitational waves ever detected

During this BSA Distinguished Lecture, Bartos will provide an introduction to gravitational waves. He will then describe this recent discovery and explain how it opens a new window to the universe, expanding the frontiers of astrophysics and cosmology.

Location Information:
Brookhaven National Laboratory - Berkner Hall  (View Map)
William Floyd Parkway
County Road 46
Upton, New York 11973
Phone: (631) 344-8000

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