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The Latest Gravitational Wave Events

  • December 17, 2020
  • 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Virtual Meeting-link will be emailed to all registered before the meeting

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Title:  The Latest Gravitational Wave Events

Abstract:   Jonathan Zrake will discuss the latest developments in gravitational wave astronomy: measuring the space-time ripples from binary black holes.  

Speaker:  Jonathan Zrake

Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy

Jonathan received his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Physics and Astronomy from New York University. He was a Post Doctoral Scholar at Columbia University from 2013-17  and Stanford University from 2017 to 2020 when he joined Clemson University.

His group at Clemson works on topics in high energy and multi-messenger astrophysics, using high-performance, state-of-the-art computing. Jonathans interests include binary neutron star mergers, gamma-ray bursts, pulsar wind nebulae, AGN jets, binary black hole accretion, turbulence, and magnetic reconnection.

Jonathan Zrake (Columbia)

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