Astronomy

Dominic Chang

Graduate Student

Dominic Chang is a graduate student in the physics department at Harvard University. He is a collaborator with the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) which...

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2021 May 18

BHI Colloquium

1:30pm to 2:30pm

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Giacomo Fragione (Astronomy) - Northwestern University (CIERA)

Title: Intermediate-mass black holes: love it or list it 

Abstract: Very little is known about the formation, evolution and demographics of the...

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2021 Mar 30

BHI Colloquium

1:30pm

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Ruth Daly (Astronomy) - Penn State University

Title: Black Hole Spin and Accretion Disk Properties obtained with a New Method for 750+ Sources

Abstract: Four types of black hole system will be...

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2021 Feb 16

BHI Colloquium

1:30pm

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Ken Ng (Astronomy) - MIT

Title: Constraints on ultralight scalar bosons within black hole spin measurements from LIGO-Virgo’s GWTC-2

Abstract: Clouds of ultralight bosons - such as axions -...

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2021 Mar 02

BHI Colloquium

1:30pm to 2:30pm

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Stephanie LaMassa (Astronomy) - Space Telescope Science Institute

Title: Insights into the Feeding Habits of Supermassive Black Holes from “Changing-Look” AGN...
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2021 Feb 02

BHI Colloquium

1:30pm to 2:30pm

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Matthew Lister (Astronomy) - Purdue University

Title: Parsec-Scale Jetted Outflows Powered by Supermassive Black Holes...
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2021 Jan 19

BHI Colloquium

1:30pm to 2:30pm

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Noemie Globus (Astronomy) - ELI beamlines/Flatiron Institute (CCA)

Title: The chiral puzzle of life

Abstract: The origin of biological homochirality has been an intense...
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2020 Oct 27

BHI Colloquium

1:30pm to 2:30pm

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Sean Ressler (Astronomy) - UC Santa Barbara

Title: Arrested Development: Ab Initio Wind-Fed GRMHD Simulations of The Galactic Center

Abstract: The Galactic Center's Sagittarius A* (Sgr A*) needs no introduction....

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2020 Sep 29

BHI Colloquium

1:30pm to 2:30pm

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Sara Issaoun (Astronomy) - Radboud University

 

Title: The Size, Shape, and Scattering of the Black Hole Sagittarius A*

Abstract: The Galactic Center supermassive black hole...

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