Prof. Tjonnie G. F. Li on "Einstein’s Messenger: A New Window on the Universe" (Full Version)

12 Feb, 2016
On 11 February, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) officially announced that the gravitational waves from colliding black holes 1.3 billion years ago have been detected by both of its twin detectors, opening up a new window on the study of the Universe. Prof. Tjonnie G. F. LI, Research Assistant Professor from the Department of Physics at CUHK, has been involved with the work of LIGO since 2009, and is currently the only scientist from a Hong Kong institution to be part of it. 

In the talk entitled ‘Einstein’s Messenger: A New Window on the Universe’, Prof. Li gave a detailed introduction on gravitational waves and the operation of LIGO.

Please click here to watch the highlight version. 

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