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FREE LECTURE: The Warped Side of the Universe: a future astronomy for Western Australia

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Today's date is Wednesday, November 25, 2020
The Warped Side of the Universe: a future astronomy for Western Australia : ANU & UWA Collaborative National Science Week Lecture: How a gravitational wave telescope works and illuminate the exciting physics, astrophysics and cosmology that can be done with a global array of such telescopes. Other events...
Over the next decade or so, extremely large, ground-based telescopes will be built to probe the furthest reaches of the universe - back to the earliest times in its evolution, and through its most energetic events. These instruments will span the optical and radio bands of the electromagnetic spectrum and the audio band of the gravitational wave spectrum. WA is on the verge of hosting two of these three telescopes - the Square Kilometre Array radio telescope and the LIGO-Australia gravitational wave telescope.
Speaker(s) Professor David McClelland, UWA Alumni and current Head of the Department of Quantum Science and Director of the Centre for Gravitational Physics at The Australian National University and W/Prof. David Blair, Director of the Australian International Gravitational Research Centre at UWA
Location Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, UWA
Contact Ruby Chan <[email protected]> : 6488 1170
Start Tue, 16 Aug 2011 17:30
End Tue, 16 Aug 2011 18:30
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Last Updated Mon, 08 Aug 2011 18:32
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