Seminar “History of couples and fusional relations. Formation, evolution and fusion of stellar binaries.”

As part of the Planetology and Space Sciences Seminars, Sylvain Chaty (AIM/Université Paris Diderot/CEA) will speak on the theme “History of couples and fusional relations. Formation, evolution and fusion of stellar binaries.” The seminar will take place on Wednesday 30 May 2018 at 11h00 – 522, bât Lamarck – Campus Paris-Rive-Gauche Summary : The discovery, by the LIGO-Virgo collaboration on […]

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Advanced Virgo + Day on May 31, 2018

A French Advanced Virgo + day is organized on May 31 in Paris (ENS, 24 rue Lhomond). It will be an opportunity to present the instrumental evolutions envisaged for Advanced Virgo, as well as the science that will then be accessible and the evolution of the data analysis that will be necessary. This day is open to all those who […]

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Straight to the source: the LIGO-Virgo global network of interferometers opens a new era for gravitational wave science

  A fourth gravitational-wave signal coming from the merger of two stellar mass black holes located about 1.8 billion light-years away was detected on the 14th of August 2017, at 10:30:43 UTC. GW170814 is the first event observed by the global 3-detector network, including not only the two twin Advanced LIGO detectors but the Advanced Virgo detector as well. Following […]

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New UnivEarthS projects in 2017

Following the scientific committee of 28 and 29 November 2016, proposals for new projects were examined by the Executive Board. The scientific committee represents an important moment in the life of Labex, where the probabilities of producing new significant results, both in terms of science and impact, are estimated for the overall program. For the year 2017, UnivEarthS has selected […]

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