Gravity Initiative Lunch, Juan Calderon Bustillo | Monash

Mon, Mar 25, 2019, 12:30 pm
Location: 
111 Jadwin Hall

Title: Looking at strong field phenomena using multi-mode gravitational wave observations

Abstract: At the event horizon of a black hole, gravity reaches its most extreme behavior. Studying the dynamics of event horizons is key to understand gravity in the ultra-strong field regime and investigate the most fundamental properties of black holes. Black hole collisions provide a unique scenario to observe event horizons in a highly distorted and violently changing regime, which leads to a vast collection of phenomena that has not yet been detected by Advanced LIGO and Virgo. In this talk I will discuss the imprint that some of these phenomena leave in the gravitational-wave emission of black hole collisions and what it can teach us about the properties of black hole horizons.

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