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SQA April 20th Seminar w/ Duncan Brown - Gravitational Waves
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4/20/2017
When: Thursday, April 20, 2017
5:30 PM


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April 20th Seminar


Featuring:


Duncan Brown

"Detection of Gravitational Waves"

 

 

April 20, 2017

 

AB

1345 6th Ave, New York, NY 10105

 

Big Data Techniques – 100 Years after Einstein’s Prediction

SQA is thrilled to welcome Professor Duncan Brown from the Syracuse University Gravitational Wave Group.  Professor Brown is part of the team of scientists who detected ripples in the fabric of spacetime called gravitational waves, arriving at the earth from the collision of two black holes in the distant universe. This confirms a major prediction of Albert Einstein’s 1915 general theory of relativity and opens an unprecedented new window onto the cosmos.  This discovery required not only incredibly sensitive instruments to detect the event but sophisticated big data techniques to parse the signal from the interstellar noise.

 

Agenda

5:30 p.m. Cocktails & Networking

6:00 p.m. Presentation

7:00 p.m. Cocktails & Networking

7:30 p.m. Adjourn

 

 

Pricing 

SQA Members: Regular or Academic - $50
 Transitional or Student - $30
Non-Member Affiliated - $70 
 Non-members - $90

 

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