Join us for the 2022-23 AAA Lecture Series
Our guest speaker for April 11 will be Dr. K. E. Saavik Ford of Borough of Manhattan Community College. The topic will be: Big Black Holes Have Little Black Holes
The Amateur Astronomers Association Lecture Series is on the second Tuesday of the month, from October–May (unless indicated), beginning at 7:00 PM Eastern time.
Lectures are free and open to the public, but registration via Zoom is required.
K. E. Saavik Ford (she/her) earned her PhD in Physics & Astronomy from The Johns Hopkins University in 2003, followed by a postdoctoral Carnegie Fellowship at the Carnegie Institution of Washington. She worked briefly as Curator of Science at the Ingram Planetarium, before being hired as a faculty member by CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College in 2006. She also joined the American Museum of Natural History as a Research Associate in the Department of Astrophysics, and was appointed to the CUNY Graduate Center as a member of the Doctoral Faculty in Physics. More recently, she has been a visiting scientist at the Center for Computational Astrophysics at the Flatiron Institute.