10.05 – Detecting Gravitational Waves with Lasers on Earth

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From the course by University of Alberta
Astro 101: Black Holes
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Riding the Gravity Wave
How do you study a black hole that has no visible companion? In this module the student will be introduced to gravitational radiation. With the 2016 LIGO discovery of gravitational waves, a whole new branch of astronomy has been opened.

Meet the Instructors

  • Sharon Morsink
    Sharon Morsink
    Associate Professor
    Department of Physics, University of Alberta

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