How to Make Stars Next to Black Holes

Telescope image of stars
  • Saturday January 29, 2022
  • 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm EST
  • Dr. Fabian Heitsch
  • University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
  • Audience: Family
  • Curriculum Correlation: (6.E.1)(7.P.1)

The Milky Way's central black hole was discovered by analyzing the motions of stars in the Galactic center. Yet, how those stars could form so close to a black hole has remained a mystery.