Type: 
General Event
Date-Time: 
Monday, October 16, 2017 - 07:00 to 09:30
Location: 
Yunker Library (WNGR 379)
Local Contact: 
Davide Lazzati
Abstract: 

The LIGO/Virgo consortium and many representatives of international observatories spanning the whole electromagnetic spectrum will gather Moday morning Oct, 16th at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

The gathering will begin with an overview of new findings from LIGO, Virgo and partners that span the globe, followed by details from telescopes that work with the LIGO and Virgo collaborations to study extreme events in the cosmos.

See https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=243379&org=NSF&from=news for more details.

The NSF web streaming of the event will be projected in the Yunker Library starting at 7am.  Coffee (including a decaf option) will be available.