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The William I. Fine Theoretical Physics Institute is proud to host the 13th Annual Misel Family Lecture. This lecture is free and open to the public. No registration is required to attend this event. If you have further questions regarding the lecture please contact us at email@example.com. We look forward to seeing you there!
SPEAKER: Professor Nergis Mavalvala, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
WHERE: McNamara Alumni Center, Memorial Hall
WHEN: Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
SUBJECT: Gravitational Waves: A New Window to the Universe
Refreshments will be served afterward in the McNamara Atrium
Abstract: Recent announcements of the first ever detections of gravitational waves from colliding black holes and neutron stars have launched a new era of gravitational wave astrophysics. I will describe the science, technology, and human story behind these discoveries that provide a completely new window into some of the most violent and warped events in the Universe.
View the event POSTER and BROCHURE pg1 & pg2.
Click HERE for more information about Professor Mavalvala
Professor Mavalvala will also give the Physics and Astronomy Colloquium on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at 3:35 p.m.