Monday, 24 May 2021 14:33

Online-lectures "Gravitational waves from theory to experiment: the birth of a new astronomy"

The University of Naples “Federico II” and the Scuola Superiore Meridionale (SSM) is glad to announce a series of lectures “Gravitational Waves from Theory to Experiments: the Birth of a New Astronomy”, which will take place online on June 14-28, 2021.


Course program:

Lecture I - Gravitational Wave Detectors: Past and Future (prof. R. Weiss)

Lecture II - Virgo and the Contribution of Italian Scientists to GW Science (prof. G. Losurdo)

Lecture III - Gravitational Wave Astronomy (prof. B.F. Schutz)

Lecture IV - Analytical Approaches to Gravitational Wave Signals (prof. Th. Damour)

Lecture V - Gravitational Wave Data Analysis (prof. N. J. Cornish)

Lecture VI - Thermal Fluctuations and Quantum Limitations in Extreme Metrology: the GW Detectors Paradigm (prof. S. P. Vyatchanin)

Lecture VII - Spaceborne GW Detectors. LISA and the LISA Pathfinder (prof. S. Vitale)


The lectures will be broadcasted live on the University of Naples "Federico II" YouTube channel:


Convener: Prof. Innocenzo M. Pinto - University of Naples "Federico II", LIGO-Virgo-KAGRA Collaboration (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)



Instructions for connecting and registering are available on the SSM website: