Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Physics Building, Room 204
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"Frontiers in Multi-Messenger Astrophysics at the interface of gravitational wave astrophysics, large scale astronomical surveys and data science "
Eliu Huerta , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
[Host: Diana Vaman]
The next decade promises fundamental new scientific insights and discoveries from Multi-Messenger Astrophysics, enabled through the convergence of large scale astronomical surveys, gravitational wave astrophysics, deep learning and large scale computing. In this talk I describe a Multi-Messenger Astrophysics science program, and highlight recent accomplishments at the interface of gravitational wave astrophysics, numerical relativity and deep learning. I discuss the convergence of this program with large scale astronomical surveys in the context of gravitational wave cosmology. Future research and development activities are discussed, including a vision to leverage data science initiatives at the University of Virginia to spearhead, maximize and accelerate discovery in the nascent field of Multi-Messenger Astrophysics.
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