UC Berkeley Science Talks

Eliot Quataert presents a public talk at UC Berkeley on February 21st, 2009, in celebration of the International Year of Astronomy, as part of the series described at astro.berkeley.edu/iya . Dr. Quataert begins by describing what black holes are (and what they are not!). He then discusses how big black holes at the centers of galaxies are discovered, how they form, and how they give rise to some of the most remarkable and bizarre phenomena in the universe. Videography and editing by Chris Klein. This video is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License - creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us

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UC Berkeley Science Talks

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In 2009 UC Berkeley presented a monthly talk series in celebration of the International Year of Astronomy. In 2010, we expanded to cover other science topics in addition to astronomy, including ecology, the brain, earthquakes, nanotechnology, and much…


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In 2009 UC Berkeley presented a monthly talk series in celebration of the International Year of Astronomy. In 2010, we expanded to cover other science topics in addition to astronomy, including ecology, the brain, earthquakes, nanotechnology, and much more. Details are at scienceatcal.berkeley.edu/lectures and we post the videos here on Vimeo.

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