GROWTH Events 2017
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Public Screening & Discussion
Caltechlive! Science Saturdays
Public/ $10 (General Admission)

What would 17th Century astronomer Johannes Kepler have seen if he had had today's advanced technology? The Astronomer's Dream is a 3D journey through a computer graphic visualization of space, based on data obtained by NASA satellites. GROWTH graduate student Anna Ho, will introduce the film and guide the post-screening discussion. Recommended for ages 8 and up.

Caltech Beckman Auditorium, Pasadena
Stelar Marriages: A Turbulent Story
Astronomy on Tap

GROWTH postdoctoral fellow Nadia Blagorodnova takes the stage at the popular Der Wolfskopf Pub in Pasadena to share interesting facts about the social lives of binary stars such as the two neutron stars that smashed into each other to produce both gravitational and electromagnetic waves detected by LIGO and multiple observatories around the world in an event known as the GW170817.

Der Wolfskopt Pub, Pasadena, CA
Astronomy Summer School
Time Domain Astronomy - Gravitational Waves
Undergraduate Summer School

GROWTH partners in Taiwan organize yearly summer camps designed to promote/introduce forefront astronomical topics and research to undergraduate students and get them interested to pursue graduate studies in astronomy/astrophysics. This year the camp's mail theme was to present an overview of gravitational waves and the GROWTH-Taiwan efforts to follow up and detect electromagnetic counterpart to gravitational wave events.

National Central University, Taiwan
AAS Hangout
The Glavitationally Lensed Type Ia supernova iPTF16geu: A Tool for Precision Cosmology

GROWTH scientists Mansi Kasliwal and Ariel Goobar along with UC Berkeley Peter Nugent get together in this episode of the AAS Afternoon Astronomy Coffeee Hangout to talk about the recently dsicovered iptf16geu - a strongly lensed, multiple-imaged type Ia supernova that may hold the key to unlocking some mysteries in the Universe. Tune in on the YouTube channel and join the conversation with a hashtag #AstroCoffee.

Google Hangout
New Frontiers in Time-Domain Astronomy

Organized by our partners at NCU, members of the GROWTH and ZTF collaboration gathered at the university to discuss science enabled by the ZTF discovery engine and the GROWTH follow-up network of observatories during a day-long workshop.

NCU, Taiwan
Public TalkOutreach
The Invisible Universe, Revealed : From Glowing Dust to Spinning Stellar Corpses

GROWTH graduate student Anna Ho is the featured speaker for the upcoming public talk organized by the Ventura County Astronomical Society, which will take the audience beyong the "visible" universe and show them some of its secrets revealed to us only at other ranges of the electromagnetic spectrum like radio, x-ray and more.

Moorpark College Forum, Moorpark, CA

Past Events


GROWTH is funded by the National Science Foundation under Grant No 1545949. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.