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SMP 3/28/09 |Black Holes Along the Cosmic Time | Speaker: Marta Volonteri

Saturday, March 28, 2009
12:00 AM
170 & 182 Dennison Building

Speaker: Professor Marta Volonteri (U-M Astronomy)

We detect "supermassive" black holes in galaxy centers today. Their masses can be millions or billions or suns, almost as massive as a dwarf galaxy. What are the origins of these black holes? Professor Volonteri will discuss how these black holes were formed shortly after the Big Bang, and what their role on our galaxy is.

Detailed Information
All talks are free and refreshments will be served. Visitor parking for the seminars (Central Campus) is across the street from the Dennison Building in the U-M Church Street structure. There is a $2.00 parking charge implemented by U-M Parking Services.

Contact Information
For more information regarding the Saturday Morning Physics series, see the Physics Department website, or call 734.764.4437