Spring 2022

BHI Colloquium

BHI Colloquium - Spring 2022 (in person)

Mondays, 11:00am - 12:00pm Eastern Time, BHI Meeting Room
20 Garden St., Cambridge MA
Zoom link

- January 31, 2021:
"Probing the Halo-Scale Environments of X-ray AGN" - Meredith Powell (Astronomy) - Stanford University

- February 7, 2021:
"Sagittarius A* in its Natural Habitat" - Lena Murchikova (Astronomy) - Institute for Advanced Studies, Princeton

- February 14, 2021:
"Black Holes, Scattering Amplitudes and Twistors" - Alfredo Guevara (Physics) - BHI

- February 21, 2021:
UNIVERSITY HOLIDAY

- February 28, 2021:
"Curved Space on a Flat Surface: The iconography of black holes and fieldwork at the Black Hole Initiative" - Emilie Skulberg (Philosophy) - University of Amsterdam

- March 7, 2021:
"Black Holes and BMS Frames in Numerical Relativity" - Keefe Mitman (Physics) - Caltech

- March 14, 2021:
"Eliminative Reasoning in Astronomy and Astrophysics" - Shannon Abelson (Philosophy) - University of Indiana Bloomington

- March 21, 2021:
"Probing the Black Hole–Jet Connection" - George Wong (Astronomy) - Institute for Advanced Studies, Princeton

- March 28, 2021:
"Mode stability for Kerr black holes" - Rita Teixeira da Costa (Mathematics) - Princeton University

- April 4, 2021:
"Classical Gravity from Quantum Amplitudes" - Donal O'Connell (Physics) - University of Edinburgh

- April 11, 2021:
"The Early Universe in a PBH-ΛCDM Cosmology: How a simple solution might solve several difficult problems" - Nico Cappelluti (Astronomy) - University of Miami

- April 18, 2021:
"The mysterious nature of the Big Bang singularity" - Grigorios Fournodavlos (Mathematics) - Princeton University

- April 25, 2021:
"Black Hole Microstate Statistics and Mesoscopic Quantum Gravity " - Jordan Cotler (Physics) - BHI

- May 2, 2021:
"Dark Matter, Computer Simulations, and Philosophy of Astrophysics" - Melissa Jacquart (Philosophy) - University of Cincinnati

- May 9, 2021:
"Inferring the properties of the first X-ray binaries with the cosmic 21-cm signal" - Andrei Mesinger (Astronomy) - Scuola Normale Superiore