Current Topics in Astrophysics (CTA)
In the format of a journal club, graduate students and postdoctoral scholars present recent papers that appeared in the ArXiv that same week. The papers are selected by the students, with some guidance by professors when required. All gravity students are encouraged to attend CTA. For more information, please contact the organizer, Joey Key.
Relativity and Astrophysics Seminar
Invited speakers, local members of the Gravity group and of the Solar Physics group present their research in this venue. Such presentations provide a means for other members of the Physics Department to become aware of the research being done in gravity and solar physics. Moreover, these seminars also provide a means for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars to polish their presentational skills. All gravity students are required to attend the RelAstro seminars. The schedule for the RelAstro Seminar can be found here.
Group meetings are held in the Dayton conference room in the EPS Building. The meeting times vary from semester to semester. We alternate between student research presentations and student paper presentations. The latter are drawn from this list of classic papers. All gravity students are required to attend group meeting. For more information, please contact Prof. Yunes.
The Gravity group can host workshop and conferences in the Physics Department. These are arranged upon request. Given limited funding, workshops can only be organized if grant funding is provided. Below is a list of recent and future events.
- Gravitational Wave Tests of Alternative Theories of Gravity in the Advanced Detector Era Workshop. MSU. April 5,6 and 7, 2012.