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25October 2018 7.00PM FREE
Gravitational WavesThu 25 Oct at 7.00PM
Box office: 01983 525828
The Institution of Engineering & Technology provide an annual series of lectures. Please address any queries to email@example.com (not the venue where we hire the function room). www.theiet.org/solent
Dr Derek Finch
The theoretical history of gravitational radiation from Newton to Einstein via Maxwell and others; The fundamental problem with detecting gravitational radiation; the early pioneers - Joseph Webber to LIGO; The design of LIGO and the problems it has had to overcome; What LIGO has found and what it means to the scientific community and finally where we go from here.
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