This talk will be held on MS Teams.
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Dr. Deirdre Shoemaker (UT Austin)
After decades of preparation, the era of gravitational wave astronomy has begun. The gravitational wave detectors, LIGO and Virgo, have published a catalog of 90 events of coalescing compact objects including black holes and neutron stars. I will present the role that numerical relativity played in the unveiling of the gravitational wave sky and anticipate how it might improve our understanding of gravity as the detectors improve.
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