The Black Hole Initiative (BHI) is an interdisciplinary center at Harvard University involving a collaboration between Principal Investigators (PIs) from the fields of Astronomy (Sheperd Doeleman, Avi Loeb and Ramesh Narayan), Physics (Andrew Strominger), Mathematics (Shing-Tung Yau) and Philosophy (Peter Galison).
The BHI is the first center worldwide to focus on the study of black holes. The BHI is the first center worldwide to focus on the study of black holes, and as such it offers a unique naming opportunity for potential donors.
Senior Faculty, Black Hole Initiative
Joseph Pellegrino University Professor, Department of the History of Science, Department of Physics
Director, Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments
Professor Galison’s work explores the complex interaction between the three principal subcultures of physics--experimentation, instrumentation, and theory.