Week of February 16, 2016                                          View this email in your browser.

Congratulations to the whole LIGO team!
The news took the #1 most viewed and emailed NYT slot by Saturday

The New Yorker
 Gravitational Waves Exist: The Inside Story of How Scientists Finally Found Them
LIGO Caltech Media Page featuring videos, stories, and other clips
We still have a few tickets for PMA community members & family left for the Ripples in Spacetime: Our New Window on the Universe program on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 8:00 pm in Beckman Auditorium. We have extended the ticket reservation cut-off to tomorrow, 2/17, at 9:00am, when we will release any remaining tickets.
Important Announcement About Library Cutbacks and Journal Subscriptions
Congratulations to Erika Hamden, who was one of three selected candidates to receive the Nancy Grace Roman Technology Fellowship in Astrophysics
Congratulations to Maria Spiropulu, who has been selected to serve on the U.S. Department of Energy and the NSF High Energy Physics Advisory Panel 
Upcoming Event Highlights
February 17, 2016, 11:00 AM: The Magic of Inquiry--from High School Fundamentals to Authentic Research Projects, Noyes 147
February 18, 2016: Campus Wide Emergency Exercise
February 18, 6 pm: Postdocs and up to one guest are invited to a CPA mixer at Bowlmor Lanes. RSVP required.
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