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Explosions in the sky: Gravitational waves and the new astronomy



23 January 2018


Sydney Science Forum 2018

Explosions in the sky: Gravitational waves and the new astronomy

Presented by Associate Professor Tara Murphy
ARC Future Fellow | Sydney Institute for Astronomy | School of Physics

 

Join Associate Professor Tara Murphy as she studies gravitational waves
Join Associate Professor Tara Murphy as she studies gravitational waves

Hear the incredible behind the scenes story of how the collision of two neutrons stars, 130 million light-years away, was detected by astronomers around the world including those at the University of Sydney.

 

Join Associate Professor Tara Murphy as she recounts the events leading up to her team's incredible observation and the applications for the future of astronomy.


When: Wednesday 21 March 2018, 5.45pm - 7.00pm
Venue: Eastern Avenue Auditorium, Camperdown Campus
Cost: Free, Registration essential

Register here


Contact: Cassandra Chester

Phone: 02 9351 4354

Email: 2416441622455d04586f55472a423b0c3b0e033226211f3f693629205b2b20