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REU Site in Multimessenger Astrophysics


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Academic Level:
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Description:
The first observations of gravitational waves by LIGO have opened up the dawn of the gravitational wave astronomy age. Soon, we will see the birth of multimessenger astronomy, as gravitational wave and electromagnetic observations are combined with theoretical models to give us new insights into astrophysical phenomena that were previously unavailable to science. A key step in moving this project forward will be the training of students that will form the next generation of scientific leaders.

We invite you to join researchers from RIT's Center for Computational Relativity and Gravitation, Laboratory for Multiwavelength Astrophysics, Center for Detectors, and the John D. Hromi Center for Quality & Applied Statistics for a 10-week immersive research experience. Building on RIT's history as a center for undergraduate research, students in the Multimessenger Astrophysics REU, one of seven on campus, will join a vibrant community and work with top-flight researchers.


Application Deadline: 3/2/2018
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Program Dates: 5/28/2018 - 8/3/2018

Participating Institution(s):
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Rochester Institute of Technology (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Applied Mathematics
Astronomy & Astrophysics
Computational Sciences
Computer Sciences
Physics

Keywords:
Cosmology
Gravitational Radiation
Numerical Analysis
Numerical Modeling

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This program is funded by:
National Science Foundation (NSF)


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