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100 Years of the Experimental Test of Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity

October 31, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

100 Years of the Experimental Test of Einstein's Theory of General Relativity 1
Presented by: Roman Kezerashvili, Ari Maller, Justin Vazquez-Poritz.
 
Join us for a celebration of the 1919 experimental test of general relativity involving the deflection of light by the sun. This will include a brief primer on how space and time itself can be distorted. Then we will describe the extreme gravity environment close to black holes, cosmological consequences of general relativity, and the first direct observation of gravitational waves.
 
A limited number of free copies of the book Proving Einstein Right will be available for students.

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Date:
October 31, 2019
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Venue

Academic Complex, Room A-106