Dr. Scharf takes a tour of the latest black-hole research, peers into the dark heart at the center of our own Milky Way galaxy, and asks: “Would life on Earth even be possible without these celestial monsters?”
Caleb Scharf is director of the
Astrobiology Center at writes the “Life, Unbounded” blog for Scientific American, and is the author of the new book, Gravity’s Engines: How Bubble-Blowing Black Holes Rule Galaxies, Stars, and Life in the Cosmos. Columbia University,
Before & After
--Groove to time-warping tunes
--Try our cosmic cocktail of the night, the Gamma Ray
--Hot off the presses! Snag a signed copy of Dr. Scharf’s superb new book, Gravity’s Engines
This spaced-out edition of the Secret Science Club meets Tuesday, September 25, 8 pm @ the Bell House,
149 7th St. (between 2nd and 3rd avenues) in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Subway: F or G to 4th Ave; R to 9th St.
Doors open at 7:30 pm. Please bring ID: 21+
No cover. Just bring your smart self!