PODCAST | Black Holes in Fact and Fiction Featuring Dr. Joe Pesce

Author(s)

Chris Parsons

This episode's guest, Joe Pesce, is the Program Director in the Division of Astronomical Sciences at the National Science Foundation. Dr. Pesce is an astrophysicist with 30 years of experience and an expert on super massive black holes. He shares his knowledge about the formation of black holes, the nature of the “event horizon” and super massive black holes in the center of galaxies. He sat down for a chat with Sci on the Fly about how black holes and space science are depicted in popular culture, and what recent sci-fi movies get right and wrong about astrophysics.

Guest

Joe Pesce, PhD; Astrophysics Program Director for the National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Division of Astronomy, at the US National Science Foundation

Host

Chris Parsons, Ph.D.; Ocean conservation science 2020-2022 Executive Branch Fellow at the US National Science Foundation; Twitter: @ecmparsons

Editor / Producer / Executive Producer

Chris Parsons, Ph.D.; Ocean conservation science 2020-2022 Executive Branch Fellow at the US National Science Foundation; Twitter: @ecmparsons

Image: Nicolle R. Fuller, National Science Foundation


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