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TEDGlobal2009

Twitter Snapshot: Andrea Ghez: Spying on supermassive black holes

Posted By Matthew Trost

Astronomer and astrophysicist Andrea Ghez captivated the TEDGlobal 2009 crowd with an up-close look at the style and substance of the peculiar space phenomenon known as a black hole. At UCLA, she’s working on imaging techniques that will bring these mysterious objects into better focus than ever before. Here’s what Twitter had to say: you’ve […]

TEDGlobal2009

Andrea Ghez at TEDGlobal 2009: Running notes from Session 2

Posted By Shanna Carpenter

Andrea Ghez is an astronomer and a specialist in black holes. She begins her talk today by asking: How do you observe something you can’t see? It’s a basic question for someone studying black holes. Then, she asks an even more intriguing question: Is there a supermassive one at the center of our gravity? Ghez […]