Physics

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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Adam Ball

Graduate Student

Adam Ball is a graduate student in the Astronomy Department at Harvard University.  He works with Professor Andrew Strominger's research group. He is...

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2021 May 11

BHI Colloquium

1:30pm to 2:30pm

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Ollie Burke (Physics) - Max Planck Institute

Title: Constraining the spin parameter of near-extremal black holes using LISA

Abstract: It has been shown in the past that extreme mass ratio inspirals (EMRIs),...

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2021 May 04

BHI Colloquium

1:30pm to 2:30pm

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Aaron Zimmerman (Physics) - University of Texas

Title: Testing the nature of black holes: towards precision ringdown tests

Abstract: The final phase of gravitational radiation from black hole binaries is the ``...

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2021 Apr 06

BHI Colloquium

1:30pm to 2:30pm

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Adam Pound (Physics) - University of Southampton

Title: Gravitational-wave astronomy and the two-body problem in its small-mass-ratio limit

Abstract: Gravitational-wave detectors have revolutionized our...

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2021 Jan 26

BHI Colloquium

1:30pm to 2:30pm

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Antony Speranza (Physics) - Perimeter Institute

Title: Symmetries, observables, and entropy of black hole horizons

Abstract: Black holes have...

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2020 Dec 08

BHI Colloquium

1:30pm to 2:30pm

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Eva Silverstein (Physics) - Stanford University

Title: String Spreading and Black Hole Physics

Abstract: Any black hole is a gradual accelerator, generating large center of mass energy for pairs of test objects in the...

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2020 Dec 01

BHI Colloquium

1:30pm to 2:30pm

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David A. Nichols (Physics) - University of Virginia

Title: Gravitational-wave memory effects from binary-black-hole mergers

Abstract: Over forty detections of binary-black-hole mergers were made during the first three...

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2020 Nov 03

BHI Colloquium

11:00am to 12:00pm

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Suvrat Raju (Physics) - ICTS

Title: A new perspective on black hole information

Abstract: I will describe recent work that shows that quantum gravity localizes information very differently from ordinary quantum field...

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2020 Oct 20

BHI Colloquium

1:30pm to 2:30pm

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Leonardo Senatore (Physics) - Stanford University

Title: Starting Inflation from an inhomogeneous universe

Abstract: I present how some numerical and analytical general relativity techniques allow us to...

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