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25 November 2015 – DIAS lecture “One Hundred Years of Einstein’s Gravity – but where are the Waves?”

Professor Mike Cruise, Professor of Astrophysics and Space Research, University of Birmingham, gave the School of Cosmic Physics Statutory Public Lecture on 25 November.

The lecture was entitled “One Hundred Years of Einstein’s Gravity – but where are the Waves?” and it took place in St. Patrick’s College, Drumcondra. It was part of a programme of special lectures celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the Foundation of DIAS and it was given on behalf of DIAS and UCD in association with DCU.

Professor Mike Cruise (left) and Professor Luke Drury (Director, School of Cosmic Physics, DIAS) pictured with the recently rediscovered Grubb coelostat used by Eddington to confirm Einstein’s theory.

 

The Grubb coelostat used by Sir Arthur Eddington to confirm Einstein’s theory.