Astronomy Day: Black Holes

May 15, 2021
11:00 – 3:30


Black holes are among the strangest and most fascinating objects in our universe. Join us for a live event on TWC’s YouTube channel, as we welcome a stellar line-up of guest speakers to help us explore what we know about black holes, as well as the ongoing research since the first-ever photograph of a black hole was released in April of 2019. Itinerary for the day will include:

11:00 – 12:00

Black Holes Both Big and Small
by Dr. Patrick Durrelll

1:00 – 2:00
Detecting Invisible Black Holes with Gravitational Waves
by Dr. Keith Riles

2:30 – 3:30
Imaging Black Holes with the Event Horizon Telescope
by Dr. Angelo Ricarte


Along with the speakers, there will be activity kits that will be enjoyed by kids and adults alike.
This event is free to the public, however activity kits are limited, so call 330.359.5235 to reserve one.