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Video: Janna Levin — Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space


Recorded at the Google Talks series in Los Angeles, Dr. Janna Levin talks about why the recent discovery of a black hole collision is so extraordinary.

Janna Levin is a professor of physics and astronomy at Barnard College of Columbia University. She is also director of sciences at Pioneer Works, a center for arts and sciences in Brooklyn, and has contributed to an understanding of black holes, the cosmology of extra dimensions, and gravitational waves in the shape of spacetime. Her books include How the Universe Got Its Spots and a novel, A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines, which won the PEN/Bingham Prize. She was recently named a Guggenheim fellow.

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One comment on “Video: Janna Levin — Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space

  1. anisioluiz2008
    March 5, 2017

    Reblogged this on O LADO ESCURO DA LUA.

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