“From Big Bang to Big Business - A short history of how we got here”
Public lecture by Prof. Dr. Bernard Schutz, Director at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute) on Monday, February 13 at 7:30 pm, An der Urania 17, 10787 Berlin
Bernard Schutz is Director at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute/AEI) in Potsdam and Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Wales in Cardiff. At the AEI, he heads the Department of Astrophysical Relativity, in which scientists work on computer simulations of general relativity, studies of black holes, and the detection of gravitational waves, among other things. Schutz also heads the data analysis team of the German-British gravitational wave detector GEO600 and is a leading member of the NASA/ESA space project LISA (Laser Interferometer Space Antenna). Due to his outstanding scientific pioneering achievements, Bernard Schutz has received several awards and, among other things, has been appointed a member of the American Physical Society.