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Black holes, gravitational waves and the fastest explosions in the universe – Royal Children’s Hospital
25 July 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm$10
Dr Jeff Cooke will discuss recently announced astronomical events, including a direct image of a supermassive black hole, gravitational waves from merging black holes and neutron stars, and other exotic phenomena, including fast radio bursts. Donation goes to the Royal Children’s Hospital.
There have been several major announcements in astronomy recently, including a direct image of a black hole, black holes and neutron stars merging to generate gravitational waves, and other phenomena, including fast radio bursts. If you want to know more about these exotic events, Dr Jeff Cooke will discuss the details behind them and the role of Australians in their discovery.
Refreshments will be provided.
This is a fund raiser event for the Royal Children’s Hospital.