Category Archives: black hole

AstroMcGill Episode 50 – Coleman Miller



Guest: Coleman Miller (U. of Maryland)

We had a great discussion about the formation of supermassive black-holes, and black-holes of all sorts.

Hosts: Ryan Lynch and Sebastien Guillot.

Duration: 21 minutes

Production: Mike Collicutt.


AstroMcGill Episode 41 – Andrea Ghez



Guest: Andrea Ghez (UCLA)

Andrea visited the Physics Department to give the Anna I. McPherson Lectures 2013/2014 and it was our pleasure to record this podcast with her. We discussed her recent work on the supermassive black hole at the center of our Galaxy, and the observational techniques developed to indirectly observe it.

Hosts: Ryan Lynch and Sebastien Guillot

Duration: 25 minutes


AstroMcGill Episode 10 — Stephanie Juneau



Guest: Stephanie Juneau (CEA Saclay, France). We talked about supermassive black-holes, in other galaxies and in our Galaxy, the Milky Way. 

Hosts: James Kennedy and Sebastien Guillot.

Duration: 16 minutes.


AstroMcGill Episode 5 – John Tomsick



Guest: John Tomsick, Assistant Research Scientist at the Space Sciences Laboratory (UC Berkeley). We discussed his research in the field of X-ray astrophysics, namely, observations of X-ray binaries (black holes or neutron stars in binary systems with bright X-ray emissions).

Hosts: James Kennedy, Sebastien Guillot and Ryan Lynch.

Duration: 18 minutes.