Lunar Laser Ranging has enabled comprehensive, precision tests of gravity for over 50 years. I will discuss my work on the Apache Point Observatory Lunar Laser-ranging Operation (APOLLO), which achieves millimeter-precision measurements of the lunar orbit. Such high-precision measurements provide exquisite constraints on gravitational physics including the strong equivalence principle, the inverse square law of gravity, and the time-rate of change of Newton's Constant, G.
Speaker: Dr. James Battat, Wellesley College
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