Dr. Gerald Brown

SUNY Stonybrook

"Escorting Hans Bethe Down the Path to Nothingness (Black Holes)"

When SN1987A went into a black hole we changed our research into the study of black holes. I plan to discuss that LIGO should detect 4 times more black-hole neutron-star binaries than double neutron stars and why rotating black holes are the central engines of Gamma Ray Bursters.

Back to Spring 2008 Astrophysics Seminars

Received December 6, 2007