# Dominic Chang

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

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

2021 May 11

# BHI Colloquium

1:30pm to 2:30pm

## Location:

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),...

2021 May 04

# BHI Colloquium

1:30pm to 2:30pm

## Location:

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 ...

2021 Apr 06

# BHI Colloquium

1:30pm to 2:30pm

## Location:

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...

2021 Jan 26

# BHI Colloquium

1:30pm to 2:30pm

## Location:

Antony Speranza (Physics) - Perimeter Institute

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

Abstract: Black holes have...

# Christian Fromm

Fellow, Black Hole Initiative

Christian M. Fromm studied aeronautical technology and physics at the Universities of Aachen and...

# Betty Hu

Betty is a graduate student in the Physics Department at Harvard University. Her advisor is Prof. Loeb. She studies black-hole-related astrophysical...

2020 Dec 08

# BHI Colloquium

1:30pm to 2:30pm

## Location:

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...

2020 Dec 01

# BHI Colloquium

1:30pm to 2:30pm

## Location:

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...

2020 Nov 03

# BHI Colloquium

11:00am to 12:00pm

## Location:

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...

2020 Oct 20

# BHI Colloquium

1:30pm to 2:30pm

## Location:

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...

2020 Oct 06

1:30pm to 2:30pm