University of California, Berkeley
Astronomy/Physics C285 - Theoretical Astrophysics Seminar
GRAVITY WAVE ASTROPHYSICS - ACCOMPLISHMENTS, PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS
Coordinator: J. Arons, firstname.lastname@example.org
Time: 4:10-5:00 PM Wednesdays
Place: 643 Campbell
Credit: One Unit
January 17 - Organization
January 24 - Andrew Jaffe, Berkeley: "Background Radiation"
January 26 (Friday) - Stefano Vitale, Univ. Trento: "LISA: The European perspective"
(Joint with CfPA; 643 Campbell, 12 noon)
January 31 - Sara Seagar, IAS: "Radiation Transfer at Decoupling"
February 7 - Yuri Levin, UC Berkeley: "Overview of Gravitational Wave Astronomy"
February 14 - Stan Whitcomb, Caltech: "LIGO I & LIGO II"
February 21 - Kip Thorne, Caltech: "The Future of Ground Based Gravity Wave Observatories"
February 28 - Don Backer, Berkeley: "Pulsars as Gravity Wave Detectors"
March 7 - William Folkner, JPL: "LISA as an Experiment"
March 14 - Sterl Phinney, Caltech: "LISA Science"
March 21 - Lee Lindblom, Caltech: "Gravity Waves from Spinning Neutron Stars"
March 26 - Spring holiday - no seminar
April 4 - Scott Hughes, ITP: "Mapping Black Hole Geometry with LISA"
April 11 - Alessandra Buonnano, Caltech: "Advanced laser-interferometric gravitational-wave
detectors: beating the standard quantum limit"
April 18 - Janna Levin, Cambridge: "Chaotic Gravity Wave Emission from Merging
Black Hole Binaries"
April 25 - Primordial Gravity Waves/Student Reports
May 2 - Student Reports
Background material for some of these talks and related
talks may found at
Caltech CAJAGWR site.
last update 01feb17