Andrews University Agenda http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/ News and Events at Andrews University en-us Copyright 2018, Andrews University Sat, 20 Jan 2018 20:07:00 -0000 Sat, 20 Jan 2018 20:07:00 -0000 webmaster@andrews.edu webmaster@andrews.edu Andrews Speaks 002: Tiffany Summerscales & LIGO http://www.andrews.edu/agenda/48037 <p> Welcome to the second episode of the Andrews Speaks podcast. We invite you to subscribe to this podcast on <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/andrews-speaks/id1297516124" target="_blank">iTunes</a>&nbsp;or&nbsp;<a href="http://stitcher.com/s?fid=154593&amp;refid=stpr" target="_blank">Stitcher</a>&nbsp;(Google Play is in the works).</p> <p> In this episode <a href="https://www.andrews.edu/cas/physics/faculty/summerscales_tiffany.html">Dr. Tiffany Summerscales</a> shares about her research on gravitational waves, which Einstein predicted in his general theory of relativity.&nbsp;This interview took place in late November 2017.</p> <p> <iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/362649491&amp;color=%230066cc&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_comments=true&amp;show_user=true&amp;show_reposts=false&amp;show_teaser=true" width="600"></iframe></p> <p> Tiffany is a professor of physics at Andrews University, where she began teaching in 2006. She is currently a member of the LIGO Scientific Collaboration (LSC), LIGO being an acronym for the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory. Tiffany currently works on projects involving LIGO detector characterization and the problem of extracting gravitational wave information from a network of detectors.&nbsp;</p> <p> <img alt="" src="https://www.andrews.edu/i/view/attachments/47/47445/AU_Tiffany_Summerscales.jpg" style="width: 600px; height: 400px;" /></p> <p> <strong>SHOW NOTES &amp; RELATED LINKS</strong></p> <ul> <li> <a href="https://www.andrews.edu/agenda/40590" target="_blank">Andrews Professor Helps Find Gravitational Waves</a> (Becky St. Clair, AU Agenda, Feb 11, 2016)</li> <li> <a href="https://www.andrews.edu/agenda/47445/" target="_blank">Summerscales Part of Nobel Prize Winning Research</a> (Stephen Payne, AU Agenda, Oct 4, 2017)</li> <li> <a href="https://www.andrews.edu/services/research/research_facilities/centers_and_consortia/ligo/index.html" target="_blank">AU LIGO</a></li> <li> <a href="https://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/2017/press.html" target="_blank">2017 Nobel Prize in Physics</a> (Press Release)</li> <li> <a href="http://ligo.org/" target="_blank">LIGO Scientific Collaboration</a></li> <li> <a href="https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMATJmzibndbcdY8s9Prhjg" target="_blank">LIGO Virgo YouTube</a></li> <li> <a href="https://stuver.blogspot.com/" target="_blank">Living LIGO Blog</a></li> </ul> <p> <br /> <strong>SPECIAL THANKS</strong></p> <p> We thank&nbsp;<a href="http://www.waus.org/" target="_blank">WAUS 90.7 FM</a>&nbsp;for inviting us to record in their studio. WAUS broadcasts from the John and Dede Howard Studios in the Howard Performing Arts Center on the campus of Andrews University. This support means a lot to us.</p> <p> <strong>CREDITS</strong></p> <p> Theme Music: &ldquo;Onward&rdquo; by Podington Bear (<a href="http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Podington_Bear/Uplifting/Onward_1990" target="_blank">Free Music Archive</a>)<br /> Interviewer: Jeff Boyd, Office of Research &amp; Creative Scholarship<br /> Sound Engineer: Jeff Smith, WAUS 90.7 FM<br /> Producer: Jeff Boyd<br /> Executive Producer: Gillian Sanner, Integrated Marketing &amp; Communication</p> <p> Copyright: &copy;2017 Andrews University</p> Wed, 29 Nov 2017 16:43:17 +0000