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Was Einstein Right? The First Image of a Black Hole

June 12, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Universe of Stories SRP

The Event Horizon Telescope collaboration recently obtained the first image of a black hole. Dr. Geoffrey Bower will describe the science behind this discovery, including what it tells us about Einstein’s theory of general relativity. He will also describe the pioneering role of Maunakea telescopes, the Submillimeter Array and the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope, in the experiment.

Dr. Bower is an astronomer, who specializes in black holes and radio telescopes. He has worked at universities and observatories in California, New Mexico, and Germany before coming to Hawaii.

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Date:
June 12, 2019
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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Adult Services Hilo

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Hawaii

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Hawaii – Hilo
300 Waianuenue Ave
Hilo, HI 96720 United States
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