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Astronomy Day: Black Holes

When:
May 15, 2021 @ 11:00 am – 3:30 pm
2021-05-15T11:00:00-04:00
2021-05-15T15:30:00-04:00
Where:
The Wilderness Center
Contact:
13303595235

Join us for Astronomy Day as we explore black holes! Black holes are among the strangest and most fascinating objects in our universe. 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.
Cost: Free. Call 330.359.5235 to reserve your kit.