Gravitational waves are testable predictions of Einstein’s theory of General Relativity. They are thought to be emitted by astrophysical cataclysms – black holes colliding, supernova explosions, even by the big bang itself. In my talk, I discuss gravitational waves and the detectors used to try and probe these elusive, fascinating signals.
NON-MEMBERS, STUDENTS, TEACHERS AND SIXTH FORMERS ARE ESPECIALLY
Lectures will be held at Sheffield University, Hicks Building, unless otherwise stated. Refreshments will be served 30 minutes before each lecture