Eternal Multi-Messenger Workshop

  • Organized by
  • Chiara Mingarelli, Ph.D.Flatiron Research Fellow, CCA, Flatiron Institute
Date & Time


Eternal Multi-Messenger Workshop

This will be a day-long event which combines experts in galactic astronomy, gravitational waves, and other field of astrophysics, to better understand the physics we can extract from long-lived multi messenger signals. The focus will therefore be supermassive black hole binaries in both the Pulsar Timing Array and LISA bands.

9:00am — 10:45am: 

Welcome and opening remarks from SOC: Chiara Mingarelli,  Priya Natarajan, Andrew MacFadyen, Zoltan Haiman (5 mins).

Morning PTA overview: Sarah Burke-Spolaor (30 mins + 15 min discussion).

Morning LISA overview: Kelley Holley-Bockelmann (30 mins + 15 min discussion).

11:00am — 12:30pm:

Predictions and searches for SMBHBs EM counterparts: Panel: Tamara Bogdanovic*, Julian Krolik, Maria Charisi, Dong Lai.

Discussion to include clues about SMBHB host galaxies, direct probes of binary activity, and current binary candidates.

1:30pm – 3:00pm:

Multimessenger astrophysics – current status: Panel: Michael Eracleous*, Andrea Lommen, Joe Simon, Cole Miller, Shane Larson.

Who has thoughts about PTA and LISA MM signals?

3:30pm — 5:30pm:

Multimessenger astrophysics – future directions: Science we can only do with these long-lived signals, future telescopes: Jon Trump*, Anna Barnacka, Dan D’Orazio, John Baker,Suvodip Mukherjee.

6:00pm — until:

Dinner – Louie and Chan, http://www.louieandchan.com/

*Panel leader, responsible for putting together a few (around 10) slides to stimulate conversation.

Confirmed attendees

Maria Charisi
Daniel D’Orazio
Brian Metzger
Kelly Holley-Bockelmann
Chiara Mingarelli
Jon Trump
Emanuele Berti
Andrew MacFadyen
John Baker
Michael Eracleous
Deirdre Shoemaker
Priyamvada Natarajan
Dong Lai
Scott Tremaine
Zoltan Haiman
Joseph Simon
Julian Krolik
Tamara Bogdanovic
Andrea Lommen
Anna Barnacka
Sarah Burke-Spolaor
Cole Miller
Andrea Derdzinski
Shane Larson
Suvodip Mukherjee
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