IAA Lecture Weds 2nd Feb – Dr John Regan

“Black Holes Across Cosmic Time”


The last decade has led to an unprecedented in advance in our understanding of black hole population demographics. We are, like never before, in a golden age of black hole observations. The breakthroughs in observations of black holes have been matched to a large extent by similar breakthroughs in our theoretical understanding of black hole demographics.

In this talk I will discuss the initial predictions of black holes stemming from General Relativity moving on to discuss recent detections of black holes through gravitational waves and with the Event Horizon Telescope. I’ll finish by discussing some outstanding questions in the field.


PhD Institute of Astronomy at the University of Cambridge

Postdoctoral Research: University of Helsinki, Institute of Computational Cosmology at Durham University

Postdoctoral Fellowships: Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship (2016-2018) at DCU,Royal Society

Fellowship (2020 – present) Maynooth University

Paul Evans is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: IAA Zoom Meeting
Time: Feb 2, 2022 07:15 PM London

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 848 2253 4019
Passcode: 213472

The room will open around 19:15 to allow for a prompt start

This talk will also be Simulcast on our YouTube Channel


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