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June 2022

Black holes as a tool to study the dynamics of spacetime, Maxence Corman, Perimeter Institute

June 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Antoni Maria Alcover i Sureda, UIB – room to be confirmed Spain

Black holes, through theoretical predictions or more recently observations of gravitational waves, have allowed us to gain an understanding of the strongly curved spacetime originally predicted by Einstein. Going hand in hand with this, there has been rapid development in both the theoretical and computational tools we use to study the dynamics of gravity in this strong field regime. In this talk, I will demonstrate that black holes are a unique probe of fundamental physics. I will illustrate this, by numerically solving for the…

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Jornada de cleonda MENTORiment: “Ones gravitacionals: d’Einstein a una nova ciència”

June 11 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Alicia Sintes donarà una xerrada pública en la Jornada de cloenda de MENTORimant, la xerrada tendrà per nom "Ones gravitacionals: d'Einstein a una nova ciència" 11 de juny 2022 a partir de les 11 del matí, UIB

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April 2022

Seminar: Hunting from transient to continuous gravitational wave signals

April 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

On 9 May 2022 Alicia Sintes will give a seminar at the Instituto de Física Teórica, UAM-CSIC, entitled Hunting from transient to continuous gravitational wave signals. Speaker:  Alicia M. Sintes Olives Institution: Universitat de les Illes Balears & Institut d'Estudis Espacials de Catalunya (IEEC) Location & Place: IFT Seminar Room/Red Room and Zoom Abstract:  In recent years, direct observations of transient gravitational waves from catastrophic collisions of black holes and neutron stars have opened a new window to the extreme…

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Les ones gravitacionals, les noves viatgeres de l’Univers

April 8 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

We inform you that on Friday, April 8th at 20h in the Jerónimo Marqués Hall Alicia Sintes will give a coference called "Gravitational waves, the new messengers". Alícia Sintes, PhD in Physics and full professor at the University of the Balearic Islands in the area of theoretical physics.

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March 2022

Alicia Sintes will give a talk on gravitational waves at IES POLITÈCNIC

March 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

On March 17 Alicia Sintes will go to the institute IES POLITÈCNIC to give two talks to students. In these talks Alicia will talk about her work on gravitational waves and her career. First talk: 10:10h Second Talk: 11:10 Place: IES POLITÈCNIC Calle Menorca, 1, 07011 Palma, Illes Balear http://www.iespolitecnic.cat/

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Invited seminar at Center for Computational Relativity and Gravitation – Rochester Institute of Technology

March 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Title: Empirically estimating the distribution of the loudest candidate from a gravitational-wave search Abstract: Searches for gravitational-wave signals are often based on maximizing a detection statistic over a bank of waveform templates, covering a given parameter space with a variable level of correlation. Results are often evaluated using a noise-hypothesis test, where the background is characterized by the sampling distribution of the loudest template. In the context of continuous gravitational-wave searches, properly describing said distribution is an open problem: current…

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Mujer y ciencia: ¡Sapere aude!

March 10 - March 13

Alicia Sintes ha sido invitada por el Instituto Cervantes y la Embajada de España en Hungría para participar en el evento ” Mujer y ciencia: ¡Sapere aude!” , que tendrá lugar en el  Institut Français Budapest Fo u. 17 , 1011 Budapest (Hungría), los días 10 y 13 de marzo de 2022. El Instituto Cervantes y la Embajada de España en Hungría en colaboración con el Instituto Francés, el Instituto Italiano y la Asociación Húngara de Mujeres Científicas , presentan…

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La xerrada “Ones gravitacionals: noves missatgeres de l’univers” clausura el bloc 5 de la Universitat Oberta per a Majors.

March 3 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

El proper dia 3 de Març, Alicia Sintes impartirà la xerrada "Ones gravitacionals: noves missatgeres de l'univers"  en el diploma de la Universitat Oberta per a Majors (UOM) a Eivissa. Aquesta xerrada serà la darrera xerrada del BLOC 5: Ciència i Cultura Universal. La Universitat Oberta per a Majors (UOM) és un conjunt de programes de desenvolupament cultural i social de la Universitat de les Illes Balears que es duen a terme a totes les illes Balears i que tenen…

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February 2022

Gravity Seminar: Supermassive Black Holes and Merging Galaxies: Low-Frequency Gravitational Wave Detection with Pulsar Timing Arrays, Sarah Vigeland, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

February 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Zoom

Observations have shown that nearly all galaxies harbor massive or supermassive black holes at their centers. Gravitational wave (GW) observations of these black holes will shed light on their growth and evolution, and the merger histories of galaxies. Pulsar timing arrays (PTAs) use observations of millisecond pulsars to detect low-frequency GWs with frequencies ~1-100 nHz, and can detect GWs emitted by supermassive black hole binaries, which form when two galaxies merge. In this talk, I will discuss the current status…

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Cafe con… Alicia Sintes

February 16 @ 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

La presentación podrá visualizarse en streaming o en diferido a través del siguiente enlace del canal de Youtube de la Real Sociedad Económica Extremeña de Amigos del País (RSEEAP) https://youtu.be/kouYEdmtfQA Contertulios Alicia M Sintes (UIB) Guillermo Mena (IEM-CSIC), Marta Colleoni (UIB) y D. Carlos F. sopuerta (UAB). 18:29h. Inicio de la retransmisión en streaming via Youtube 18:30h. Presentación de la conferenciante y de los contertulios. 18:35h - 19:10h. Conferencia a cargo de Alicia Sintes 19:10h - 19:45h (aprox) Sección de…

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