28th Fleurance Astronomy Festival – 4 to 10 August 2018

From 4 to 10 August 2018, the French world of astronomy will meet in Fleurance (Gers) for a festival that promises many surprises! UnivEarthS will be present through Lucile Fayon, UnivEarthS doctoral student and IPGP research engineer; member of the UniversCiel association, she will present an exhibition on the SEIS instrument of the Insight mission. Fifty speakers, more than 150 […]

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Follow-up of the IceCube neutrino source candidate TXS 0506-056

  The ANTARES and HESS collaborations have followed-up the IceCube observation of a first possible high-energy neutrino source candidate, and the APC groups have had a strong role in these searches. The IceCube Collaboration has reported, in a press conference at the US National Science Foundation on July 12th 2018, a correlation between high-energy neutrinos and the blazar known as […]

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ISIS-OG GdR Meeting: Open questions in signal analysis for gravitational astronomy – 8 October 2018

The first observations of advanced LIGO and Virgo mark the advent of a new gravitational astronomy, with great potential for discovery in many fields from fundamental physics to astronomy and cosmology. This will develop over the next few years as data is taken in the future and in the longer term using new ground-based instruments, such as the Einstein telescope, […]

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International Conference “History of the neutrino”

UnivEarthS is pleased to support the international Conference on History of the neutrino, to be held on September 5-7, 2018 in Paris. Neutrinos play an exceptional role as well in particle or nuclear physics as in astrophysics. The purpose of the Conference is to cover the main steps of their History since the brilliant and inspired idea of Pauli in […]

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Reinterpreting Low Frequency LIGO/Virgo Events as Gravitationally-Lensed Magnified Stellar-Mass Black Hole Mergers at Cosmological Distances

Professor George Smoot (Université Paris Diderot, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Nazarbayev University, University of California) will give a colloquium entitled “Reinterpreting Low Frequency LIGO/Virgo Events as Gravitationally-Lensed Magnified Stellar-Mass Black Hole Mergers at Cosmological Distances” (abstract below), in Amphitheater Pierre Gilles de Gennes at 11am on Friday, July 6.     Title: Reinterpreting Low Frequency LIGO/Virgo Events as Gravitationally-Lensed Magnified Stellar-Mass Black Hole Mergers at Cosmological Distances  […]

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