University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Einstein and His Black Holes

Black holes: from theory to accumulated evidence to pictures, Seth Fletcher and Chris Impey will share how black holes are born, why they die, and the group of scientists on the cusp of photographing one for the first time.

Seth Fletcher

Seth Fletcher is chief features editor at Scientific American and author of "Einstein’s Shadow: A Black Hole, A Band of Astronomers, and the Quest to See the Unseeable." His first book, "Bottled Lightning: Superbatteries, Electric Cars, and the New Lithium Economy" about the lithium industry, the frontiers of battery research and the rebirth of the electric car, was published in 2011....

Chris Impey

Chris Impey is a university distinguished professor of astronomy and associate dean of the College of Science at the University of Arizona. He has over 180 refereed publications on observational cosmology, galaxies and quasars....

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