Andrea Ghez

The hunt for a supermassive black hole

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With new data from the Keck telescopes, Andrea Ghez shows how state-of-the-art adaptive optics are helping astronomers understand our universe's most mysterious objects: black holes. She shares evidence that a supermassive black hole may be lurking at the center of the Milky Way.

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Andrea Ghez · Astronomer

Andrea Ghez is a stargazing detective, tracking the visible and invisible forces lurking in the vastness of interstellar space.

Andrea Ghez is a stargazing detective, tracking the visible and invisible forces lurking in the vastness of interstellar space.