Gravitation @ Aveiro University

At Ole Miss

Group visit to the University of Mississippi, within the third meeting of the NRHEP IRSES Marie Curie action. With James Meredith, first afro-american student at Ole Miss.

Geração 2030 TV show

Produced by Aveiro University, "Geração 2030" is a science TV show explaining science in a simplified way and targeting young people. Watch here the episode on "The Universe" co-authored by our group.

Flávio Coelho visits Wits University

Flávio Coelho is currently visiting Wits University in South Africa, to continue his work on n-DBI gravity in collaboration with Shinji Hirano, who joined the academic staff of Wits in 2013.

VI Black Holes Workshop - U. Minho

The VI Black Holes Workshop will take place at U. Minho, Braga, from 19-20 December 2013.

Physics Nobel Prize 2013

The Physics Nobel Prize 2013 was awarded to F. Englert and P. Higgs, "for the theoretical discovery of a mechanics that contributes to our understanding of the origin of mass of subatomic particles". A great day for particle physics! Read here an account by Gr@v researchers.

Thomas Metcalf visits Gr@v

Thomas Metcalf, a graduate student from the University of Edinburgh, is visiting our group from October to December 2013. Thomas is currently working with João Rosa in particle physics and cosmological models of warm inflation.

Paulo Freire's seminar on pulsars

The radio astronomer Paulo Freire, from the Max Planck Institute at Bonn, visited our group on September 23 and presented the latest developments on "Pulsar timing: a unique tool in Astrophysics". Paulo Freire is currently leading an ERC funded project for testing General Relativity and other theories of gravity with pulsars.

ERES 2013 at Benasque

J. C. Degollado and C.Herdeiro enjoying a great hike at the beautiful mountains near Benasque where the Spanish-Portuguese Relativity Meeting 2013 was held. Yet another very enjoyable and scientifically rewarding ERES meeting.

research@ua 2012

The Research Support Office published the 2012 research highlights of Aveiro U., and included two works from Gr@v: a study of the stability of planets in a binary star system by H. Morais and C. Giuppone and a study of the energy radiated in the collision of two ultra-relativistic particles by F. Coelho, C. Herdeiro and M. Sampaio.

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