Seminar in celebration of the 2017 Nobel Prize for Physics

The Departments of Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics & Applied Mathematics will present a joint seminar in celebration of the 2017 Nobel Prize for Physics, which was awarded for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves.

Speakers are:  Professor Amanda Weltman:  Why this really matters

                        Dr Bishop Mongwane:   The numerics of gravitational radiation

                        Professor Andy Buffler:  The LIGO measurement

                        Professor Patrick Woudt:   Electromagnetic counterparts

                      

Date: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 13:00
Venue: 

RW James LT4A, University Avenue, Upper Campus, UCT

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