Professor Keith Vanderlinde talks about his work with the 10m South Pole Telescope, and the science that convinced him to undertake an eleven-month "winterover" position working on-location with the telescope.
Perimeter Institute: Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space: Janna Levin Public Lecture
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
More than a billion years ago, two black holes collided. In the final second of their long life together, the black holes banged out a rhythm like mallets on a drum, creating gravitational waves – ripples in the shape of spacetime.
S. Walter Stewart Library: Science At The South Pole
Monday, May 15, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
The quest for ever-clearer views of the sky has driven astronomers to put telescopes in some pretty remote places, ranging from arid deserts, to the tops of mountains, and even the middle of Antarctica.