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KITP Teachers' Conference: How to catch a gravitational wave: Exploring the universe with LIGO
Mar 25, 2017
Coordinator: Duncan Brown

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Saturday, Mar 25, 2017

How to catch a gravitational wave: Exploring the universe with LIGO, Chair: Duncan Brown (Syracuse U)

9:00am Lars Bildsten (KITP Director) Welcome[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:15am Lisa Barsotti (MIT/LIGO) Gravitational Wave Detection with Ligo[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:05am QUESTIONS/DISCUSSION
10:15am

Morning Break

Session Chair: Tamara Rogers (U Newcastle)

10:45am Ilya Mandel (U Birmingham) Singing Binaries: Listening to the Chirps of Black Holes[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:35am QUESTIONS/DISCUSSION
11:45am Lars Bildsten (KITP Director) TOWN HALL DISCUSSION[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:30pm

Lunch Break

Session Chair: Chris Belczynski (Warsaw U)

2:00pm Lynn Cominsky (Sonoma State U) Exploring Gravitational Waves in the Classroom[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
2:50pm QUESTIONS/DISCUSSION/DEMONSTRATIONS
3:30pm

Afternoon Break

Session Chair: Greg Huber (KITP)

4:00pm Thierry Foglizzo (CEA Saclay) Aspherical Stellar Explosions Illustrated by the Dynamics of a Water Fountain[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4:50pm QUESTIONS/DISCUSSION/DEMONSTRATIONS
5:30pm

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