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Dienstag, 19.10.2021

Hybrid Lecture

Rainer Weiss (MIT), The beginning of gravitational wave astronomy: current state and future

17:15 - 19:00 Uhr
HS A, Viktor-Franz-Hess-Haus, Technik Campus, Technikerstr.25, 6020 Innsbruck

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Nobelpreisträger Rainer Weiss

Rainer Weiss was born in 1932 in Berlin. His family left Germany for Czechoslovakia and emigrated to the United States in 1939. He studied physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and received his PhD there in 1962. After a few years at Tufts University, he was a postdoctoral fellow at Princeton University. In 1964 he joined the physics faculty at MIT, where he became an emeritus professor in 2001.
Rainer Weiss’ work focuses on atomic clocks, cosmic background radiation ...


Forschungsschwerpunkt Physik