2017 Scientific Committee

The Labex UnivEarthS is pleased to invite you to its seventh scientific council which will take place on 9 and 10 November 2017 in Paris. Thursday, November 9th will be a day of tribute to the works of Pierre Binétruy and Neil Gehrels, who unfortunately left us this year. These two great scientists have left behind an extraordinary legacy, which […]

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The Critical Design Review of IGOSat on Friday, September 29th

The Critical Design Review (end of phase C) of IGOSat will occur on Friday, September 29th 2017 from 9:30am to 6pm, at laboratory APC, Luc Valentin meeting room (454A of Condorcet A Building, at 10 rue Alice Domon & Léonie Duquet, 75013 Paris). The review will be separated between an open session , aiming at firstly presenting the project and […]

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Cassini “Grand Final”: the end of the mission

On September 15, 2017, the Cassini probe that has been in orbit around Saturn since 2004 will complete its mission, dipping towards the planet to the rings in the upper layers of its atmosphere where it will be consumed by the forces of friction. A final phase called by the Nasa “Grand Finale”, which will lead the probe to areas […]

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Einstein, Black Holes and Gravitational Waves – Public conference by Dr Barry Barish

Barry Clark Barish, emeritus professor at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), became Principal Investigator of the Gravitational Wave Observatory by Laser Interferometry (LIGO) in 1994 and its director from 1997 for several years. He led the effort to approve funding for LIGO by NSF in 1994, the construction and commissioning of LIGO interferometers in Livingston, LA and Hanford, WA […]

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GW170104: Observation of a 50-Solar-Mass Binary Black Hole Coalescence at Redshift 0.2

The Advanced LIGO-Virgo collaboration would like to announce the third detection of gravitational waves, confirming the beginning of a new field of astronomy.  As with the first two detections, the gravitational waves detected on January 4th, 2017, were emitted by the coalescence of two black holes, with masses of 30 and 20 solar masses respectively, at a distance of three […]

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