Rajesh Gopakumar (International Centre for Theoretical Sciences, Bengaluru)
19 October 2017
Ramanujan Lecture Hall, ICTS Bangalore

The recent detection of gravitational waves from a merging binary neutron star system, along with follow-up observations in the full frequency band of the electromagnetic spectrum mark the dawn of multimessenger astronomy. In celebration of this wonderful milestone in astronomy, ICTS is organizing a half-day scientific event. The event will feature several talks summarizing the gravitational and electromagnetic observations, accessible to general scientists and scientifically inclined public. 


Chair: Bala R Iyer 

Time Speaker Topic
10:00 - 10:05  Rajesh Gopakumar (ICTS) Welcome remarks 
10:05 - 10:15 Bala Iyer (ICTS)  Opening remarks 
10:15 - 10:45 Parameswaran Ajith (ICTS) Gravitational-wave observations of the binary neutron star inspiral GW170817
10:45 - 11:15 Varun Bhalerao (IIT Bombay) Multimessenger observations of GW170817 (remote talk)
11:15 - 11:30   Coffee/Tea
11:30 - 12:00 K. G. Arun (CMI) GRB Astrophysics from GW170817 / GRB170817A
12:00 - 12:30 Sukanta Bose (IUCAA) Constraining the nature of dense nuclear matter from gravitational-wave observations
12:30 - 13:00 Archisman Ghosh (Nikhef/ICTS) Cosmology using gravitational waves (remote talk)


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