SLAS Regular Meeting
Friday, October 20, 2017 7:30pm
McDonnell Hall, Washington University
Neutron Star Merger!
Recently, LIGO detected a collsion between two neutron stars, a very different gravitational experience than two black holes colliding as detected earlier. The event was studied and papers were published by 35% of the astronomical community! Dr. Krawczynski will explain the significance of the collision and what it means to our knowlege of astronomy.
November: William McKinnon, PhD
PLUTO Washington University
December: Amy E Kimball - Skype Event - Radio Quasars & the VLA
Introduction of Officers and Visitors
Main Speaker: Heinric Krawczynski
Member Service Recognition