Learning to Knit

In Crafting the Cosmos, we learned the basics of knitting and how they relate to how we measure and describe space. We started knitting some examples of the curved space-time surrounding a black hole, from a relatively simple pattern.

Black Holes in Astronomy

We talked about astrophysical black holes, like the ones hiding in plain sight at the center of our own Milky Way Galaxy. Click here for slides. (animation of stars orbiting our Galaxy's supermassive black hole from UCLA group).


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