Institute for Advanced Study / Princeton University Joint Astrophysics Colloquium

Black Hole Physics at the Horizon Scale

Recent observational advances with the Event Horizon Telescope, GRAVITY, and LIGO/VIRGO have opened up new avenues for studying black hole physics at horizon scales. In this talk, I will discuss what we have learned about the spacetimes of astrophysical black holes and how strong-field gravity is imprinted on their images. I will also present how the observations help us model and understand the heating and acceleration of plasmas on horizon scales.

Date & Time

February 09, 2021 | 11:00am – 12:00pm

Location

Virtual Meeting

Speakers

Feryal Ozel

Speaker Affiliation

University of Arizona