Gr@v is a team of researchers, based at the University of Aveiro, Portugal, working on gravitational physics in the context of astrophysics, cosmology and high energy physics. The group was established in 2010. In January 2015 Gr@v integrated the FCT funded CIDMA research unit (project UID/MAT/04106/2013), as the Gravitational Geometry and Dynamics research group.
The XXVII National Meeting of Astronomy and Astrophysics (ENAA) took place on the 20-21 July at the University of Lisbon. Gr@v contributed to the scientific committee (A. Correia) and to the public event (C. Herdeiro) under the Ignite format.
"90 seconds of Ciencia" is a daily programme of the National Public Radio, Antena 1. Hear in this link the contribution of Gr@v researchers to this excellent show that makes accessible to a larger audience the research made in Portugal, across all fields of knowledge.
Here, the numerical data described in Fig. 4 of the paper "Kerr black holes with synchronised hair: an analytic model and dynamical formation", arXiv:1706.06597, together with an explanatory pdf file and two Mathematica notebooks, is made available for public use.
The data consists of four solutions of Kerr black holes with scalar hair and six solutions of Kerr black holes with Proca hair. These families of solutions were first presented in the papers:
Gr@v members Pedro Cunha and Carlos Herdeiro at the LIGO LIvingston Control Room, in the state of Louisiana, USA, during a visit to the site. More exciting news should be announced in the summer by the collaboration!
Gr@v members P. Cunha and C. Herdeiro were amongst the participants of the StronGBaD workshop, at the University of Mississippi, USA.
The COST Action 16104 on "Gravitational Waves, black holes and fundamental physics" has been approved within the EU Framework Program Horizon 2020. The action is led by Prof. Vitor Cardoso and our group participated in the network of proposers. C. Herdeiro is a member of the management committee.
For the second time C. Herdeiro was the guest interviewee of Porto Canal's "Mentes que Brilham". Watch and listen to the conversation (from minute 18 onwards) (Watch and listen to the first interview) with interviewer Cláudia Fonseca about black holes and some of the research work made at Gr@v in this area.