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From Symmetry: Q&A: Marcelle Soares-Santos


August 20, 2015
Leah Hesla

Scientist Marcelle Soares-Santos talks about Brazil, neutron stars and a love of discovery.

Photo by Reidar Hahn, Fermilab

Marcelle Soares-Santos has been exploring the cosmos since she was an undergraduate at the Federal University of Espirito Santo in southeast Brazil. 1,078 more words

Basic Research


Damn the cosmology is confusing yet extremely interesting. Before we get deeper, checkout the picture of our universe after 380,000 years of big bang… Wondering where did we get this baby picture of our universe? 427 more words


From ESA: LISA Video

European Space Agency

LISA Pathfinder’s name (Laser Interferometry Space Antenna) clearly indicates the role of precursor that this mission plays. Its goal is for preparing the technology to test gravitational-wave detection in space. 203 more words

Basic Research

Dancin' Oxford presents Compagnie Retouramont in Gravitational Waves, Oxford Castle Quarter 29th and 30th May 2015

To end the half term break on a high note Dancin’ Oxford presents a free aerial dance performance by the amazing French aerial dance company… 130 more words

What's Happening

Listening to the sounds of the cosmos

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Gravity 12: Listening for the Whispers of Gravity

by Shane L. Larson

The Cosmos is alive with energetic happenings.  Planets barrel along their orbits, unstoppable by anything short of a collision with another planet.  2,607 more words


Designing the future of gravitational wave astronomy: Choosing the best sites for the next generation of gravitational wave detectors

Imagine you could time travel to decades after the first detections of gravitational waves by ground-based interferometers: someone has already had the call from Stockholm, a series of amazing gravitational wave discoveries have been reported and the watching world is going wild about gravitational wave astronomy.  1,820 more words