Events

Virtual Gravity Seminars

Zoom link: https://uniroma1.zoom.us/j/81283707469?pwd=SzkyMk5jRm0xcEN3WE5MYVh1RVFtQT09
ID meeting: 812 8370 7469 

(all times refer to CET/CEST)

 

Spring 2021

  • 24/03/2021 h16:00: "Evolving Binary Black Hole Spacetimes Beyond Einstein", by William East, Perimeter Institute (CAN)
  • 17/03/2021 h16:00: "General relativistic simulations of the common-envelope evolution ", by Alejandro Cruz, Frankfurt University (DE)
  • 15/03/2021 h12:00: "Quantum black hole spectroscopy: probing the quantum nature of the black hole area using LIGO-Virgo ringdown detections", by Danny Laghi & Gregorio Carullo (Pisa, IT) 
  • 08/02/2020 h12:00: "Probing elastic quark phases in hybrid stars", by Jonas P. Pereira, Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center (Warsaw, PL)
  • 25/01/2020 h11:00: "Non-linearly ghost-free higher curvature gravity", by Katsuki Aoki, Kyoto University (JP)

Fall 2020

  • 16/12/2020 h16:00: "Waveform systematics in the gravitational-wave inference of tidal parameters and equation of state from binary neutron star signals", by Rossella Gamba, Jena (DE)
  • 09/12/2020 h14:00: "From Boundary Data to Bound States", by Rafael Porto, DESY (DE)
  • 02/12/2020 h16:00: "Tidal Deformation and Dissipation of Rotating Black Holes", by Horng Sheng Chia, IAS (USA)
  • 30/11/2020 h11:00: "Light in the dark: GW190521 as a Proca star merger", by Nico Sanchis-Gual, IST (PT)
  • 04/11/2020 h16:00: "The mass gap, the spin gap, and the origin of merging binary black holes", by Vishal Baibhav, JHU (US)
  • 19/10/2020 h11:00: "Bayesian Metric Reconstruction with Gravitational Wave Observations", by Sebastian Volkel, SISSA (IT)

 

Virtual Group Meetings (organized by Elisa and Gonçalo)

Spring 2021

  • 29/03/2021: Ilia Musco, Traversable wormholes; Lucas Tonetto, Bayesian inference of overlapping GW signals
  • 24/03/2021: William East (Perimeter Institute), Evolving Binary Black Hole Spacetimes Beyond Einstein
  • 22/03/2021: Enrico Cannizzaro, Plasma-photon interactions in curved spacetime; Pantelis Pnigouras, Spin effects on neutron star dynamical tides (https://arxiv.org/abs/2103.06100)
  • 17/03/2021: Alejandro Cruz (Frankfurt U.), General relativistic simulations of the common-envelope evolution
  • 15/03/2021: Danny Laghi & Gregorio Carullo (Pisa, IT), Quantum black hole spectroscopy: probing the quantum nature of the black hole area using LIGO-Virgo ringdown detections
  • 08/03/2021: Valerio De Luca, Introduction on primordial black holes and focus on the possible connection between the NANOGrav 12.5 yr signal and the formation of primordial black holes
  • 01/03/2021: Andrea Sabatucci, Nuclear dynamics and neutron star structure; Giuseppe Lingetti, Solving field equations in Kerr spacetime through Čebyšëv interpolation and non-linear inverse iteration (part 2: extending to massive tensor perturbations) 
  • 22/02/2021: Susanna Barsanti, Adiabatic waveforms for EMRIs via multivoice decomposition (https://arxiv.org/abs/2102.02713); Gabriel Piovano, Rapid generation of EMRIs waveforms (https://arxiv.org/abs/2008.06071) 
  • 15/02/2021: Taishi Ikeda, Review of the arXiv; Costantino Pacilio, Merger-Ringdown Consistency: a new test of strong gravity using deep learning (https://arxiv.org/abs/2101.07817)
  • 08/02/2021: Jonas P. Pereira (Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center, Warsaw), Probing elastic quark phases in hybrid stars 
  • 01/02/2021: Swetha Bhagwat, Merger-Ringdown Consistency: a new test of strong gravity using deep learning (https://arxiv.org/abs/2101.07817); Massimo Vaglio, Stability of rotating boson stars with nonlinear interactions (https://arxiv.org/abs/2011.08247)
  • 25/01/2021: Katsuki Aoki (Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kyoto University), Non-linearly ghost-free higher curvature gravity
  • 18/01/2021: Fabrizio Corelli, Spin-induced black hole scalarization in Einstein-scalar-Gauss-Bonnet gravity;  Gonçalo Castro, Review of the arXiv
  • 11/01/2021: Lorenzo Pierini, Quasi-normal modes of slowly rotating black holes in Einstein-dilaton-Gauss-Bonnet gravity;  Elisa Maggio, Review of the arXiv

Fall 2020

  • 16/12/2020: Rossella Gamba (Friedrich-Schiller-Universitat Jena), Waveform systematics in the gravitational-wave inference of tidal parameters and equation of state from binary neutron star signals
  • 14/12/2020: Giuseppe Lingetti, Solving field equations in Kerr spacetime through Čebyšëv interpolation and non-linear inverse iteration (part 1: massive scalar field quasi-bound states) (computation based on:  https://arxiv.org/abs/1908.10370); Ilia Musco, Primordial black holes: formation mechanism and cosmological impact (https://arxiv.org/abs/2011.03014)
  • 09/12/2020: Rafael Porto (DESY), From Boundary Data to Bound States
  • 07/12/2020: Susanna Barsanti, Scalar fields around Kerr black holes in extreme mass ratio inspirals (https://arxiv.org/abs/2004.11895); Lucas Tonetto, Constraining twin stars with GW170817 (https://arxiv.org/abs/1811.10929)
  • 02/12/2020: Horng Sheng Chia (Princeton University), Tidal Deformation and Dissipation of Rotating Black Holes
  • 30/11/2020: Nicolas Sanchis-Gual (Instituto Superior Técnico), Light in the dark: GW190521 as a Proca star merger
  • 23/11/2020: Fabrizio Corelli, Spontaneous scalarization of charged black holes (https://arxiv.org/abs/1806.05190); Enrico Cannizzaro, Photon-plasma interaction in curved spacetimes
  • 16/11/2020: Richard Brito, GWTC-2 and General Relativity tests (https://arxiv.org/abs/2010.14527, https://arxiv.org/abs/2010.14533, https://arxiv.org/abs/2010.14529)
  • 09/11/2020: Lorenzo Anulli, Direct determination of supermassive black hole properties with gravitational-wave radiation from surrounding stellar-mass black hole binaries (https://arxiv.org/abs/2009.02579); Gabriel Piovano, How to with Mathematica, part 1- Scripts and parallel computation
  • 04/11/2020: Seminar by Vishal Baibhav (Johns Hopkins University), The mass gap, the spin gap, and the origin of merging binary black holes
  • 02/11/2020: Swetha Bhagwat, Weekly update of the arXiv; Pantelis Pnigouras, Exploring the effective tidal deformability of neutron stars
  • 26/10/2020: Gonçalo Castro, Tidal deformation of rotating black holes (https://arxiv.org/abs/2010.07300); Lorenzo Pierini, Weekly update of the arXiv
  • 19/10/2020: Seminar by Sebastian Volkel (SISSA), Bayesian Metric Reconstruction with Gravitational Wave Observations
  • 12/10/2020: Margherita Fasano, Neutron star equation of state: the importance of measuring the post-merger signal (ongoing research); Giuseppe Lingetti, Separability of massive spin-1 fields in spinning BHs (https://arxiv.org/abs/1804.00030, https://arxiv.org/abs/1803.02485)
  • 05/10/2020: Taishi Ikeda, Black hole binaries and light fields (https://arxiv.org/abs/2010.00008); Gabriel Piovano, Technique to solve the radial Teukolsky equation (https://arxiv.org/abs/1102.2451)
  • 28/09/2020: Andrea Maselli & Andrea Sabatucci, Constraining three-nucleon potential from neutron star observations; Elisa Maggio, Weekly update of the arXiv
  • 21/09/2020: Guilherme Raposo, Multipole moments of Fuzzballs (https://arxiv.org/abs/2007.01743, https://arxiv.org/abs/2008.01445); Costantino Pacilio, Weekly update of the arXiv
  • 14/09/2020: Massimo Vaglio, Numerical method for rotating massive boson stars; Richard Brito GW190521 (https://arxiv.org/abs/2009.01075, https://arxiv.org/abs/2009.01190)

Spring 2020

Gravity Lunch 2019 [@ Sala Lauree]

  • 19 March 2020: Margherita Fasano on BBH vs BNS
  • 05 March 2020: Francesco on his master thesis
  • 20 February 2020: Andrea Maselli on Lense-Thirring and pulsars
  • 06 February 2020: Swetha Bhagwat on GW190425 
  • 13 December 2019: Luca Graziani
  • 29 November 2019: Swetha Bhagwat on overtones
  • 08 November 2019: Lucas Tonetto on NS EoS with phase transitions
  • 25 October 2019: Gabriel Piovano on EMRIs
  • 15 October 2019: Purnendu Karmakar 
  • 23 September 2019: Flavio Riccardi on his thesis
  • 10 September 2019: Costantino Pacilio on his PhD thesis

 

Past visitors:

  • Lionel London (MIT): 2 Mar - 8 Mar 2020
  • Pantelis Pnigouras (Southampton University): 28 Jan - 30 Jan
  • Sayak Datta (IUCCA): 25 Jan - 2 Feb 2020
  • Sara Grillo (Milano Bicocca): 25 Nov - 17 Dec 2019
  • Shuang-Yong Zhou (USTC) 3-4 December 2019
  • Taishi Ikeda (CENTRA, IST, Lisbon): 11-15 November 2019
  • Luca Buoninfante (Salerno U. & Groningen): 21-25 October 2019
  • Caio Macedo (Para' University): 3 October 2019
  • Anupam Mazumdar (Groningen U.): 24 September 2019
  • Costantino Pacilio (SISSA): 10 September 2019
  • Emanuele Berti (JHU): July-August 2019
  • Andrea Caputo July 2019
  • Cosimo Bambi (Fudan U.): July 22nd, 2019
  • Qingwen Wang (Perimeter Institute) (18-24 June 2019)
  • Daniela Doneva (Tubingen U.) (18-20 May 2019)
  • David Marsh (Gottingem U.) (20-24 May 2019)
  • Luca Bonifante (Salerno U. & Groningen) (20-24 May 2019)
  • Nov 2018: Miguel Bezares (Palma U., Spain) 
  • Oct/Nov 2018: Sayan Datta (IUCAA, India)
  • 30 May 2018: Enrico Barausse (IAP, Paris) "The quest for low frequency gravitational waves"
  • 23 Apr  2018:  Swetha Bhagwat (Syracuse U.) "Challenges with binary black hole ringdowns​"
  • Apr  2018:  Elisa Maggio (Sheffield U.)
  • 21 Mar  2018:  Raúl Carballo-Rubio (SISSA) "Semiclassical relativistic stars"
  • Feb  2018:  Robert Benkel (Nottingham U.)
  • 21 Feb  2018:  Sebastiano Bernuzzi (Parma U.) "Modeling gravitational-waves from binary neutron stars"
  • 15 Jan  2018:  Davide Gerosa (Caltech) "Where do binary black holes come from? How do we find it out?"

 

Organized Workshops:

 

Organized Schools:

  • SIGRAV School “Gravity: General Relativity and Beyond. Astrophysics, Cosmology and Gravitational Waves”, 3-7 Feb 2020 (Vietri Sul Mare, Salerno, Italy)
  • GGI School "Theoretical Aspects of Astroparticle Physics, Cosmology and Gravitation", 11-22 Jan 2019, Galilei Institute (Florence, Italy)

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