IOP Gravitational Physics Group Annual Meeting with Prof. Andrea Ghez

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Date:  2020-12-17  -  2020-12-17

Location:  Zoom

We are pleased to announce the Institute of Physics Gravitational Physics Group annual meeting which will take place on December 17th 2020 via Zoom.

This year we have the honour to welcome Prof. Andrea Ghez (UCLA), recipient of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics, to discuss her ground-breaking research in black hole physics.

Prof. Ghez’s talk will be preceded by a presentation by Dr Scott Melville (Cambridge University), recipient of the IOP Gravitational Physics Group annual Thesis Prize, and by the Group’s annual general meeting (AGM).

All are welcome to attend, members and non-members alike and no registration fee will be charged.

Programme (GMT)

14:30 – AGM

15:30 – Staying positive in the search for quantum gravity
Dr. Scott Melville, University of Cambridge, UK

16:00 – Our Galactic Center: A Unique Laboratory for the Physics & Astrophysics of Black Holes
Prof. Andrea Ghez, UCLA, USA

16:45 – Close

Zoom. Instructions for joining will be sent to registered participants.