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34th Pacific Coast Gravity Meeting

The 34th Pacific Coast Gravity Meeting will be held at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, CA, on March 16 and 17, 2018. In keeping with its tradition, this will be an open, relaxed, and informal conference. We are…

Faculty Position at University of Oakland

The Department of Physics at Oakland University is seeking a gravitational physicist for a tenure track assistant professor position starting on August 15, 2018. A Ph.D. in physics or closely related discipline, and capability for excellent teaching at the undergraduate and…

2017 APS Fellows

Congratulations to the 2017 APS Fellows, many of whom have contributed to gravitational physics! The nominations from the Division of Gravitational Physics were: John G. Baker, Jolien D. Creighton, Charles R. Evans, Erik K. Gustafson, Daniel Holz, and Vuk Mandic. Congratulations to…

2017 Nobel Prize in Physics to LIGO architects

Dear DGRAV Members, The Division of Gravitational Physics congratulates DGRAV members Rainer Weiss, Barry Barish, and Kip Thorne for winning the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics! The prize recognizes their crucial leadership in envisioning, designing, and building LIGO. Of course, many…

Assistant Professor in Gravitational-Wave Astronomy at The University of Mississippi

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Mississippi invites applications for a tenure-track position in gravitational–wave astronomy at the rank of assistant professor for the Spring or Fall of 2018. Current faculty members working on gravitational physics (Berti, Bombelli, Cavaglià, and Dooley) have expertise in gravitational–wave source modeling, data analysis and instrumentation, quantum…

EGM20 Best Student Presentation Awards

Congratulations to Beatrice Bonga of Penn State and Rahul Kashyap of U Mass Dartmouth for winning the Best Student Presentation Awards at this month’s 20th Eastern Gravity Meeting. Beatrice presented On the Conceptual Confusion in the Notion of Transverse-Traceless Modes, and Rahul…

APS Fellow Nominations: Due June 1, 2017

Please nominate your colleagues who have made significant contributions to our field to become APS Fellows through the Division of Gravitational Physics (DGRAV). Becoming an APS Fellow is a distinct honor signifying recognition by one’s professional peers. For information on…