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Brookhaven National Laboratory hosts concerts, lectures, and other events throughout the year which are free and open to the public. U.S. citizens age 16 and over must bring government-issued photo-identification for admission.

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    11

    Wednesday

    BSA Distinguished Lecture

    "The Warped Universe - The One Hundred Year Quest to discover Einstein's gravitational waves"

    Presented by Dr. Nergis Mavalvala, Marble Prof. of Astrophysics, MIT

    4 pm, Berkner Hall Auditorium

    Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 4:00 pm

    Hosted by: ''Peter Wanderer''

    In 2016, scientists announced the first ever detection of gravitational waves from colliding black holes, launching a new era of gravitational wave astrophysics. Since then there have been a couple more detections. Gravitational waves were predicted by Einstein a hundred years earlier. I will describe the science, technology, and human story behind these discoveries that provide a window into some of the most violent and warped events in the Universe.

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