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Roberts Lecture: Kip Thorne

Presented by Colorado College at Colorado College - Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center, Colorado Springs CO

Apr 07 2017
Roberts Lecture: Kip Thorne presented by Colorado College at Colorado College - Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center, Colorado Springs CO

Kip Thorne will be speaking on “Exploring the Universe with Gravitational Waves.”

Kip Thorne will be speaking on “Exploring the Universe with Gravitational Waves.”

Gravitational waves are ripples in the fabric of space and time predicted by Albert Einstein 100 years ago. After a half-century effort, we humans have had our first contact with these waves. LIGO (the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory) has detected and deciphered gravitational waves produced by pairs of colliding black holes a billion light years from Earth.

Thorne will describe LIGO and its

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