Astrolecture Series - Flares and Fireworks from Black Holes

Event has passed (Tue Feb 20, 2018 - Tue Feb 20, 2018)
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07:30 PM
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The AstroLecture Series is held every third Tuesday of the month and is co-sponsored by the San Francisco Amateur Astronomers in partnership with the Presidio Trust. Each lecture focuses on an astronomy related topic, and shares the latest findings and cutting edge science from noted professional astronomers, scientists, and scholars. Lectures introduce content that will engage the astronomy beginner as well as deliver a serious science fix to people with an advanced knowledge. One hour to 90 minutes of highly visual and stimulating presentation is followed by interactive an interactive question and answer session. For all ages. Sponsored by the San Francisco Amateur Astronomers and the Presidio Trust.
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Black holes are some of the most exotic and extreme objects in the Universe. Find out what a black hole is, how we can find them, and how they behave from Dan Wilkins, Einstein Postdoctoral Fellow, Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology, at Stanford University.
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