Oct 21, 2016
1:30 am - 3:00 am
James Room, 4th Floor Barnard Hall, 3009 Broadway
Barnard Center for Research on Women, New York New York
Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space, by Janna Levin:
In this Silver Science Lecture, Janna will describe the aspiration to detect black holes (and other cataclysmic events) that culminated in the discovery of the century: The first human-procured recordings of a gravitational-wave sound from the collision of two black holes 1.3 billion years ago.
Co-Sponsors: Barnard College Department of Physics and Astronomy.