Title: Galactic Microlensing: extrasolar planets and stellar-mass black holes
Speaker: 毛淑德 教授，清华大学天文学系
Time: 14:30-16:30, Friday, Nov 29, 2019
Location: Haiyun 504
I will review the current status of gravitational microlensing in the Milky Way, highlight some recent discoveries of extrasolar planets, and then discuss the field's future prospects, including the detection of stellar-mass black holes with interferometers and the next-generation Thirty Meter class telescopes.
Shude Mao, Professor of Astrophysics, and Chair of the Department of Astronomy at Tsinghua University. His main research interests are on searching for extrasolar planets with gravitational microlensing, gravitational lensing and galactic dynamics.