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A Celebration of Gravitational Waves
Honoring the University of Maryland Pioneers and the
Dawn of Gravitational Wave Astronomy

Tuesday, November 1, 2016
4:30 – 7:30 p.m.
University of Maryland
Stamp Student Union

Please join us for a reception beginning at 4:30 p.m. followed by a
panel discussion from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

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Distinguished Panelists:

Kip Thorne
LIGO Co-founder
Caltech

Rainer Weiss
LIGO Co-founder
MIT


Charles Misner
Gravitation Theory Group
University of Maryland

Peter Shawhan
LIGO Principal Investigator
University of Maryland


Moderator:

S. James Gates Jr.
Theoretical Physicist
University of Maryland

Learn more about the University of Maryland's role in
the detection of gravitational waves:

"Gravitational Waves Detected 100 Years After Einsteinís Prediction"
"Gravitational Waves Detected from Second Pair of Colliding Black Holes"

 

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Kip Thorne photo by Keenan Pepper and Charles W. Misner photo by Puzhok, CC BY-SA 3.0.
Rainer Weiss photo courtesty of MIT. Sylvester James Gates Jr. photo by John T. Consoli.
Peter Shawhan photo courtesy of Peter Shawhan. Gravitational waves illustration courtesy of NASA.

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