Events

Vertically Integrated Projects Info Session

Come learn about how to join Vertically Integrated Project (VIP) Teams for the Spring 2018 semester. Three new teams are beginning this spring including Urban LiDAR and Remote Sensing Wearable...

Lynford Lecture

LIGO and the Dawn of Gravitational Wave Astronomy   Lecturer: Peter Fritschel Senior Research Scientist MIT Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research   On September 14, 2015,...

Event Archives

The Search for Primodial Gravitational Waves and Gravitational Lensing

Recent advances in the capabilities of stratospheric scientific balloons provide unique...

Mapping the Universe

Most of the subjects we study in college deal with Earth-bound topics and ideas.  Astronomy...

Revealing the Universe Through the Cosmic Microwave Background

Suzanne Staggs Princeton University In the  fifty years since its discovery,  the Cosmic...

The Technological Challenge and Promise of ITER

ITER, originally the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor, is currently under...

A Primer on Gravitational Waves

In a follow-up talk to Rainer Weiss’s recent lecture on LIGO, the Laser Interferometer...

Gravitational Waves, Black Holes and Einstein's Legacy

Join us for a special lecture by Rainer Weiss, inventor of LIGO, the instrument that made the first...