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Astronomy Lecture - Black Holes: Facts, Myths, and Wishful Thinking

Title: Black Holes: Facts, Myths, and Wishful Thinking

Speaker: Prof. Gabriela Canalizo (UCR Astronomy)

Abstract: In this lecture, Prof. Canalizo will give a brief summary of their current knowledge of black holes. She will introduce some astronomical observations that have allowed everyone to learn about these fascinating yet mysterious objects, including the exciting recent discoveries regarding the supermassive black hole in their own Milky Way galaxy. The lecture will also discuss popular misconceptions about black holes as well as a few intriguing possibilities (such as time travel) that have not yet been tested.

This virtual lecture is free and recommended for the general public and students above 6th grade. The event URL can be found at the bottom of the EventBrite registration confirmation email.

Upcoming Dates

  • Thursday, March 4, 2021, 9:30 - 10:30 am