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*CANCELED* Probing the Universe with Gravitational Waves, Rainer Weiss, 2017 Nobel Laureate
November 14, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
*CANCELED* Probing the Universe with Gravitational Waves
Rainer Weiss, 2017 Nobel Laureate and Professor of Physics Emeritus at MIT
The observations of gravitational waves from the mergers of compact binary sources opens a new way to learn about the universe, as well as to test General Relativity in the limit of strong gravitational interactions – the dynamics of massive bodies traveling at relativistic speeds in a highly curved space-time.