January 02, 2020
On April 10, 2019, the Event Horizon Telescope collaboration presented the first ever close-up image of a black hole. For Bloomberg Opinion , Faye Flam reports that the telescope array will yield a second black hole image in 2020: “In 2020, we will get an...
June 05, 2019
April 18, 2019
April 10, 2019
In writing about the first image of a black hole, released today by the Event Horizon Telescope Project, Nsikan Akpan of PBS News Hour enlists the perspective of Robbert Dijkgraaf , Director and Leon Levy Professor, for insights on the mysterious nature of black holes, the importance of international collaborations, and why an image of a black hole matters.
August 09, 2018
"My goal is that by understanding the interior of the black hole we understand the universe to be like a cosmology: because the interior of the black hole is like a collapsing universe and by understanding that, we can perhaps be able to understand the...
June 06, 2018
Scientific American's John Horgan profiles John Archibald Wheeler , a leading theoretical physicist of the twentieth century and former Member in the School of Mathematics/Natural Sciences, writing: “He has spent his career racing ahead of other scientists and throwing open doors for them. He...