Category Archives: gravitational waves

AstroMcGill Episode 70 – Tom Prince

Tom Prince visited McGill as part of the opening of the new McGill Space Institute. We talk to Tom about his work with the Palomar Transient Factory and the upcoming Zwicky Transient Facility.

Guest: Tom Prince (California Institute of Technology).

Hosts: Robert Archibald and Emilie Parent.

Duration: 25 minutes.

Production: Nick Adelson.


AstroMcGill Episode 31 – David Shoemaker

Guest: David H. Shoemaker (MIT). David is part of the advancedLaser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory (LIGO), and we discussed gravitational waves and how LIGO is expected to detect these ripples in the curvature of space-time predicted by Einstein.

Hosts: Ryan LynchSean Griffin, and Dave Tsang.

Duration: 21 minutes.

AstroMcGill Episode 29 – Dan Stinebring

Guest: Dan Stinebring (Oberlin College).

The discussion was focused on gravitational waves and the NANOGrav collaboration.

Hosts: Ryan Lynch and Sean Griffin.

Duration: 17 minutes.

AstroMcGill Episode 20 – David Tsang

Guest: David Tsang (McGill). We talked about neutron star mergers as emitters of gravitational waves. These waves are ripples in the curvature of space-time.

Hosts: James Kennedy, Ryan Lynch and Sebastien Guillot.

Duration: 23 minutes.