green and red computer simulation.

Computer simulation of a thermonuclear supernova. Red and green indicate hot material enveloping the surface of the star. This will shortly lead to a detonation that will destroy the star in less than a second. Simulation by UA faculty member Dean Townsley.

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Physics & Astronomy Colloquium – Spring 2020 – Baldassare

January 22 @ 3:30 pm
227 Gallalee Hall

Speaker: Vivienne Baldassare Title: Hunting for the smallest supermassive black holes Abstract: All galaxies like our Milky Way contain a supermassive black hole at their center. These black holes weigh millions or billions of times the mass of our Sun, and despite their ubiquity, many open questions remain. How do supermassive black holes form? How

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Physics & Astronomy Colloquium – Spring 2020 – Walker

April 22 @ 3:30 pm
227 Gallalee Hall

Stephen Walker from UA Huntsville will present a talk on Galaxy Cluster Outskirts: Pushing Back the Final Frontier in Cluster Astrophysics.

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