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Department of Physics

Seminars & Colloquia - Spring 2017

department of physics

Rainer Weiss

Massachusetts Institute of Technology on behalf of the LIGO Scientific Collaboration

Colloquium on March 22, 2016, 4:00 p.m. in Higgins Hall, room 310.

Title: Observations of binary black hole mergers: the beginning of
gravitational wave astronomy

Abstract: Begin with a little history and description of the instruments, then, elements of the measurement, and end with a possible vision for the future of the field.