Collaboration and the CNRS
EGO Consortium have set-up a Forum where participating astrophysicists and theorists contribute to the further development of scientific knowledge around Virgo.
It is the purpose of the Virgo–EGO Scientific Forum (VESF
) to enlarge the research community around the present Virgo collaboration by providing individual participants and institutions interested with scientific opportunities of stimulating research, publications, and all other scientific activities.
includes the members of the Virgo Collaboration and scientists interested in gravitational wave research from other laboratories, observatories and institutions.
scope, functions and organization are detailed in its Charter
As foreseen in the Charter, the VESF governing body is its Council.
The Council elects the members of the Executive Board which, in turn, appoints the VESF Coordinator.
The Executive Board (EB) is currently formed by:
Among the VESF core activities are the funding of fellowships and the organization of schools on gravitational waves.
- The call for 2015 VESF Prizes is now open open
For information on VESF, please contact the EGO Scientific Secretariat:
Tel: +39 050 752325
Postal address: via E. Amaldi
56021 S. Stefano a Macerata - Cascina (PI)