Black Holes, Part 1: Phantom

Ghost in the math... 2017 © Alexandr Gnezdilov/Getty Images

Nothing can escape the pull of a black hole, not even Stuff to Blow Your Mind. Join Robert Lamb and Joe McCormick for a three-part exploration of these incredible, invisible regions of the cosmos where ponderous mass warps the very fabric of space and time. Up first, learn how the idea of black holes emerged as a mere ghost in the math.

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Black Holes, Part 2: Detection (forthcoming)

Black Holes, Part 3: The Future (forthcoming)

Outside Content:

Darkness Visible: Shedding New Light on Black Holes (WSF 2018)

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Topics in this Podcast: black holes, space, math, Physics