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Apr 11

AAA Lecture – Big Black Holes Have Little Black Holes

April 11, 2023 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EDT

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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.

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Date:
April 11, 2023
Time:
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EDT
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