Lunch talk

This is a talk given at lunch time, usually in the conference room at noon.

Transients in the Local Universe: Coloring the White Spaces in Cosmic Explosions

Friday, October 8, 2010 - 9:15am
Mansi Kasliwal (Caltech)

For the past several decades, there has existed a glaring six-magnitude luminosity gap between the brightest novae and faintest supernovae. To find optical transients that are fainter and faster than supernovae and rarer than novae, we designed a systematic search -- "Palomar Transient Factory".


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