Invitation: Public Lecture presented by Prof Roger Deane - Imaging black holes with an Earth-sized telescope

  • DATE

    17 July

  • TIME

    15:30 - 19:00

  • VENUE

    Musaion, Hatfield Campus University of Pretoria Parking in the Parkade next to the Musaion

Prof Jean Lubuma, Dean Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, cordially invites you to a public lecture by Professor Roger Deane, who is part of the Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration, an international team of over 200 scientists who captured the first image of a black hole.

Prof Deane is an associate professor and astrophysicist in the Department of Physics in the Faculty of Natural
and Agricultural Sciences, where he leads the newly-formed radio astronomy group.

He is a part of the Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration, an international team of over 200 scientists who captured the first image of a black hole. This was released to the world on 10 April 2019, making global headlines and has been estimated to have been seen by approximately 4.5 billion people.

In this public lecture, he will describe the Earth-sized telescope used to make this now iconic image and what it means for science and society.

RSVP: By 15 July 2019 (Click the link to RSVP) https://www.up.ac.za/calendar/event-rsvp/2822540/invitation-public-lecture-presented-by-prof-roger-deane-imaging-black-holes-with-an-earth-sized-telescope

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