Gravitational Waves: a new way to "see" the Universe

Science outreach presentation at the Regional Meeting of the Brazilian Society for the Progress of Science in Sobral, in the special event
Under the Sun in Sobral: A Window to the Cosmos in 27/03/2019, the official start of the celebrations of the 100 Years of the 1919 Eclipse, which provided the first experimental evidence of Einstein's General Relativity Theory.:

  • video from the Brazilian Physical Society about the 1919 eclipse (in Portuguese)

  • article from Pesquisa FAPESP Magazine with more information about the eclipse (in Portuguese)

Did GW150914 produce a rotating gravastar?

Research video seminar presented for the Virtual Institute of Astroparticle physics (VIA) in 08/04/2016. If the first detection of gravitational waves had been produced by the merger of two gravastars instead of two black holes, would we be able to tell the difference?

Black Holes and Gravitational Waves

Seminar presented in Portuguese for the undergraduate students at the Astronomy Institute of the University of São Paulo in the seminar cycle Astronomy at Noon in 24/04/2014.