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OCA General Meetings
Friday August 8th, 2008, 7:30 PM

How do you weigh a hole?

Astrophysicist Philip Humphrey from UC Irvine

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UC Irvine astrophysicist Philip Humphrey will discuss how to weigh a black hole using the Chandra X-ray telescope by taking the temperature of the gases around a black hole NGC 4649. The new technique could give scientists more precise clues about the origin of galaxies. More information could be found here.

 

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