Author Archives: Nate Garver-Daniels

Congratulations to the LIGO Collaboration

The International Pulsar Timing Array (IPTA) community congratulates Rainer Weiss, Barry Barrish, and Kip Thorne on being awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics. The award reflects their intellectual leadership in the conception and development of LIGO, which resulted in … Continue reading

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Beginning the Era of Gravitational-Wave Astronomy

The International Pulsar Timing Array (IPTA) would like to congratulate our LIGO and Virgo colleagues on a momentous achievement. The scientific and technological feat of making the first direct detection of gravitational waves is truly monumental, and deserving of widespread … Continue reading

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IPTA 2016 Meeting

This year’s IPTA science meeting and student week will be held at the Wallenberg Research Centre, Stellenbosch, South Africa from June 27 through July 01. For further information on the venue please visit the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study Website … Continue reading

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IPTA 2015 Meeting

This year’s IPTA meeting will be held in Parkes (Student Week) and the Blue Mountains (Science Week).  The meeting website is located at ipta.phys.wvu.edu. Registration: $400 AUD (approx. $312 US) : Please note that this amount is based on expected … Continue reading

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IPTA 2014 Meeting in Banff, Alberta Canada

This year’s IPTA meeting will be held in Banff from June 16 through June 27.  Pre-registration has closed, but if you plan to attend please contact the LOC at iptabanff2014@gmail.com as soon as possible.  The meeting format will be consistent with … Continue reading

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IPTA J1713 24 Hour Global Campaign

The IPTA and collaborators recently undertook an ambitious, 24-hour-long observation of millisecond pulsar J1713+0747. The “J1713 24 hour global campaign” was conceived at the 2012 IPTA Science Meeting in Kiama, Australia, as a way to characterize the absolute noise floor … Continue reading

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