Public Lecture: Death By Black Hole

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Artistic Impression of a Supernova  [Credit: NASA/Swift/Skyworks Digital/Dana Berry]
December 1, 2016
8:00PM - 9:00PM
Location
1153 Smith Lab, 174 West 18th Avenue

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Add to Calendar 2016-12-01 20:00:00 2016-12-01 21:00:00 Public Lecture: Death By Black Hole

We invite you to join us for a public lecture on Death By Black Hole by Christopher Kochanek, Ohio Eminent Scholar and Professor of Astronomy. This lecture will explore the deaths of massive stars, including how these stars can explode as supernovae, and how they may lead to the formation of black holes. Professor Kochanek will present some exciting new results from his survey for black holes in formation with the Large Binocular Telescope, and evidence that they have caught a black hole in formation.

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Register at our eventbrite page. Free and open to the public. 

Additional Information on OSAA

More information and directions are available on the webpage for the OSAA public lecture series

OSAA is a partnership between the Department of Astronomy and the Center for Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics

 

1153 Smith Lab, 174 West 18th Avenue Department of Astronomy astronomy@osu.edu America/New_York public
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We invite you to join us for a public lecture on Death By Black Hole by Christopher Kochanek, Ohio Eminent Scholar and Professor of Astronomy. This lecture will explore the deaths of massive stars, including how these stars can explode as supernovae, and how they may lead to the formation of black holes. Professor Kochanek will present some exciting new results from his survey for black holes in formation with the Large Binocular Telescope, and evidence that they have caught a black hole in formation.

Register

Register at our eventbrite page. Free and open to the public. 

Additional Information on OSAA

More information and directions are available on the webpage for the OSAA public lecture series

OSAA is a partnership between the Department of Astronomy and the Center for Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics