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"Tides of Gravity"

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
7:30pm to 9:30pm
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Ramo Auditorium
  • Public Event

A Multimedia Solo Concert by Andrea Centazzo, in Celebration of LIGO's Discovery and the 100th Anniversary of Gravitational Waves

Join us for a stunning, vertiginous journey through magnificent visions of the Universe, through Einstein's genius and obsessions, and through LIGO's historic detection of gravitational waves from two coalescing black holes.

The event features a multimedia concert for solo performer and video images by composer/percussionist Andrea Centazzo, accompanied by personal stories of discovery by leading scientists who accomplished and witnessed the LIGO milestone:

  • David Reitze - LIGO Executive Director
  • Fiona Harrison - Benjamin M. Rosen Professor of Physics; Kent and Joyce Kresa Leadership Chair, Division of Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy
  • Alan Weinstein - Professor of Physics, LIGO Laboratory Data-Analysis Lead
  • Mansi M. Kasliwal - Assistant Professor of Astronomy
  • Surabhi Sachdev - Graduate Student, LIGO Project

This is a free event, but tickets are required. Tickets will be distributed at the Caltech Ticket Office beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday, May 23, 2016 on a first-come, first-served basis.

For more information, please contact Caltech Ticket Office by phone at (626) 395-4652 or by email at [email protected].