Philosophy

  • 2022 Sep 26

    BHI Colloquium

    11:00am to 12:20pm

    Grace Field (Philosophy)
    University of Cambridge

    Title: Analogue black holes and the new landscape of analogue gravity

    Abstract: In 2019, de Nova et al. observed thermal Hawking radiation in an analogue black hole. But questions remain about what we should take that observation to mean for our understanding of astrophysical black holes. By observing a phenomenon in its analogue form, can we confirm its existence in an astrophysical target system. If not, in what sense (if any) are analogue...

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