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Theory Group Seminar
Tuesday, September 03, 2019, 02:00pm

Hsin-Yu Chen, Black Hole Initiative Fellow, Harvard University

"Toward the future of gravitational-wave cosmology and more"

Abstract: Advanced LIGO-Virgo have detected tens of stellar mass compact binary mergers, including binary black holes, binary neutron stars, and potentially neutron star-black hole mergers. In this talk I will focus on a few topics we can learn from these binary mergers: the electromagnetic counterparts of gravitational-wave events, the nuclear equation-of-state, and cosmology. I will first summarize the current status and discuss the future projections. I will then present a few ideas to expand and improve the study on these topics.

Location: RLM 9.222