Philosophy

2022 May 02

BHI Colloquium

11:00am to 12:00pm

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Melissa Jacquart (Philosophy) - University of Cincinnati

Title: Dark Matter, Computer Simulations, and Philosophy of Astrophysics...

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2022 Feb 28

BHI Colloquium

11:00am to 12:00pm

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BHI Meeting room

Emilie Skulberg (Philosophy) - University of Amsterdam

Title: Curved Space on a Flat Surface: The iconography of black holes and fieldwork at the Black Hole Initiative

Abstract:  In this presentation I focus on some of the results obtained from the study of an extensive collection containing visual representations of black holes and fieldwork at the Black Hole Initiative in 2017 and 2018. Approaching the history of black hole imaging through a focus on the framings of points of view from which...

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David Kaiser

David Kaiser

Professor of Physics, MIT
Germeshausen Professor of the History of Science
Associate Dean for Social and Ethical Responsibilities of Computing
David Kaiser is Germeshausen Professor of the History of Science and Professor of Physics at MIT. He is the author of several award-winning books on the... Read more about David Kaiser
2021 Mar 23

BHI Colloquium

1:30pm

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Lydia Patton (Philosophy) - Virginia Tech

Title: Population Synthesis in Gravitational-Wave Astrophysics

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2021 Feb 23

BHI Colloquium

1:30pm

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Daniel Kennefick (Philosophy) - University of Arkansas

Title: The Wagers of Science: The Numerical Relativity binary black hole...

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2020 Nov 24

BHI Colloquium

1:30pm to 2:30pm

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Roberto Lalli (Philosophy) - Max Planck Institute for the History of Science

Title: The Socio-Epistemic Networks of General Relativity, 1925-...

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2020 Apr 28

BHI Colloquium

1:30pm to 2:30pm

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BHI Meeting Room

Piotr Chrusciel (University of Wien)

Title: Mass, and its positivity?, for solutions of Einstein equations with negative cosmological constant....

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