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Distilled Pub Talks: Seeing the Dark with Gravitational Waves
Start Date: 11/1/2017Start Time: 7:30 PM
End Date: 11/1/2017End Time: 9:00 PM

Event Description
Willamette University’s new Distilled: Pub Talk series will kick off with a presentation on Wednesday, Nov. 1, from astrophysicist Rachel Dewey Thorsett, who will present “Distilled: Seeing the Dark with Gravitational Waves” at The Half Penny.

The talk follows the recent announcement of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics, which was awarded to three researchers behind the detection of gravitational waves using LIGO, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory.

“How do you ‘see’ the dark?” asks Dewey-Thorsett. “We’ll talk about how recent Nobel Prize-winning research — based on Einstein’s century-old theory of relativity — opens a new window to the cosmos.”

Follow and like the Distilled Pub Talks on Facebook for updates on future talks.
Location Information:
Off Campus
Contact Information:
Email: alumni@willamette.edu
Admission / Ticket Info:
Pub Talks are free to attend.
Other Details:
Location: The Half Penny
3743 Commercial Street SE
Salem, OR 97302

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