Apr 28, 2022
On this episode Dr. Joe Pesce, Program Director in the Division of Astronomical Sciences at the National Science Foundation, chats with Dr. Chris Parsons about black holes. Dr. Pesce is an astrophysicist with 30 years of experience and an expert on super massive black holes. He talks about the formation of black holes, the nature of the “event horizon” and super massive black holes in the center of galaxies. He also talks about how black holes and space science are depicted in popular culture, and what recent sci-fi movies get right and wrong about astrophysics.