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Physics professors present public lecture “Black Holes and the Milky Way’s Darkest Secret”

Posted by on November 9, 2020

Dr. Marco Cavaglia and Dr. Shun Saito will present a public lecture about the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics on Thursday, Nov. 19, at 4 pm via Zoom. This year’s Nobel Prize was awarded to Roger Penrose “for the discovery that black hole formation is a robust prediction of the general theory of relativity” and […]

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Open house for new Physics lab

Posted by on September 25, 2019

Join us Thursday, September 26, from 4 to 5 pm in 115 Physics, the new LIGO room at the Physics Department, and see live data from the twin Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatories. Talk to S&T LIGO researchers about the latest detections of colliding black holes and smashing neutron stars. Photo: Detector engineers install hardware upgrades […]

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