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Fabio Pacucci discusses Black Holes on TED-Ed talks

September 20, 2018

"To end this short story, it is worth mentioning that now there is even an institute dedicated exclusively to the study of these objects, the Black Hole Initiative (BHI) at Harvard University. The BHI is an interdisciplinary center involving a collaboration between scientists from the fields of Astronomy, Physics, Mathematics and Philosophy, the first center worldwide to focus on the study of black holes: not bad for a space oddity."

- Fabio Pacucci

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Sept 4 Colloquium Discussion

Fall 2018 Colloquium Series Begins

September 4, 2018

The Fall 2018 BHI Colloquium Series began on Tuesday, September 4. Senior researchers, visiting scholars, and graduate students gathered for lunch and a lively discussion of their summer research seasons. BHI Director Abraham Loeb hosted the conversation, as participants summarized recent work. Multiple disciplines were included, particularly Astronomy, Mathematics, and Philosophy, allowing for cross-pollenization of ideas within the BHI community.

The Fall series is nearly booked, with speakers from across the region. Several international scholars are...

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