Public talk and discussion: “Sounds from the Universe: Measuring and Interpreting Gravitational Waves”
- Date: Nov 7, 2023
- Time: 07:30 PM - 10:00 PM (Local Time Germany)
- Speaker: Alessandra Buonanno
- Location: Salöön im Holzmarkt 25, Holzmarktstr. 25, 10243 Berlin
- Host: Schering Foundation
Lecture by Alessandra Buonanno followed by a discussion between her, Annika Kahrs and Louis d'Heudières
Gravitational waves are ripples in the fabric of space-time that are generated, among other sources, by coalescing black holes. They were measured directly for the first time in 2015 with the LIGO gravitational-wave detectors in the USA.