UC Berkeley Astrophysicist on Black Hole Discovery

Wednesday, December 07, 2011

Astronomers from the University of California, Berkeley announced that they had discovered the two most massive black holes to date. Their findings situate the black holes at between 10 and 21 billion times the mass of the sun. They are being published in journal Nature. Theoretical astrophysicist Chung-Pei Ma led the team that made these discoveries, and she joins The Takeaway to discuss what this all means.

Guests:

Dr. Chung-Pei Ma

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