Jocelyn Bell Burnell, discoverer of the first pulsars in 1967, and 2018 winner of the Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics, will speak tonight at the Perimeter Institute. n You can catch her talk on YouTube live! https://youtu.be/88qeF1j9_b0
or on the Perimeter Institute homepage:
The title of her talk is “What is that?!” The Discovery of Pulsars: A Grad Student’s Story.
We have students from PA, CA, FL, WI, MD, DC, and WV! Today is seminar day–we’re hearing some lectures from grad students and professors this morn. This afternoon will be our poster session.
Teachers and students who qualify for capstone also qualify for camp. Have you applied? If not, even though the deadline is past, you can apply this week and we will consider your application.
Let’s get you ready for Capstone at WVU, and Pulsar Camp this summer! We’ll be online May 1 from 3:00 PM Eastern till about 8:00 PM – Join us for all or part. We will use our Zoom link to connect.
- If you’re having trouble getting through the tests, we’ll help you! Guaranteed that you will be certified by the end of the session.
- If you want to get your 50 data sets under your belt with some good company to answer your questions, join us1 You can get a lot done in a short amount of time with some friends to help along the way.
- Win goofy prizes!
Hey all, check out this video from Dr. Maura on RRATs- you might discover one of these in your data! https://vimeo.com/266778122
Happy new year! We are so excited to begin another year of discovery with you all. We would like to kick off the year with a guest lecture on the recent discoveries of gravitational waves by LIGO by WVU graduate student Belinda Cheeseboro. Belinda has been an author on the recent discovery papers and will tell you all you need to know about the greatest discovery of this century so far! She will talk for about 20-25 minutes, followed by time for questions.