Cosmic Thursdays Lecture - Supermassive Black Holes

What is a supermassive black hole and how does it affect the host galaxy? Join our virtual lecture to learn about these monstrous objects! In this lecture, Prof. Gabriela Canalizo from UCR Astronomy will give a brief summary of our current knowledge of black holes. She will introduce some astronomical observations that have allowed us to learn about these fascinating yet mysterious objects, including the exciting recent discoveries regarding the supermassive black hole in our own Milky Way galaxy. The lecture will also discuss popular misconceptions about black holes as well as a few intriguing possibilities (such as time travel) that have not yet been tested.
This event is *FREE* and recommended for the general public and students above 6th grade. A quick RSVP is required via the EventBrite page. The lecture URL will be communicated to registered guests.

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Thursday, March 4 at 6:30pm to 7:30pm

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Faculty & Staff, Graduate Students, Prospective Students, Undergraduate Students, Alumni, International Students, Transfer Students, General Public, Parents


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College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, Physics

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