Public lecture by Kip Thorne, 2017 Physics Nobel Laureate

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Register for the event Registered participants will be contacted soon regarding confirmation of seats. *** Registration doesn't imply confirmation of seat in the venue. We encourage you to watch the livestream of this lecture via ICTS YouTube channel, if you were not able to register on time. For any query, write to "" Title of the talk :- "Exploring the Universe with Gravitational Waves: From the Big Bang to Black Holes" Abstract :- There are two types of waves that can propagate across the universe: Electromagnetic waves and gravitational waves. Galileo initiated electromagnetic astronomy 400 years ago by pointing a telescope at the sky and discovering the moons of Jupiter. LIGO recently initiated gravitational astronomy by observing gravitational waves from colliding black holes. Thorne will describe this discovery, the 50 year effort that led to it, and the rich explorations that lie ahead. About the Speaker :- Kip Thorne is the Feynman Professor of Theoretical Physics at Caltech & 2017 Nobel Laureate in Physics


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International Centre for Theoretical Sciences (ICTS) Survey No. 151, Shivakote, Hesaraghatta Hobli, Bengaluru North, International Centre for Theoretical Sciences - 560089

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