Department of Physics and Astronomy
WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2019
The Firehouse Grill, 2nd Floor
750 Chicago Ave., Evanston 60202
New telescopes are sampling the night sky with unprecedented sensitivity across the electromagnetic spectrum, from radio wavelengths to the X-rays. These exercises have led to the discovery of completely new types of stellar explosions and revolutionized our understanding of phenomena that we thought we already knew.
Come on out to hear Raffaella review some very recent developments in the field that have resulted from the capability to acquire a true panchromatic view of the most extreme stellar deaths in nature.