When

Oct 20, 2016    
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Where

Barnard Center for Research on Women
James Room, 4th Floor Barnard Hall, 3009 Broadway, New York, New York, 10027

Event Type

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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.

Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space