Priyamvada Natarajan is a theoretical astrophysicist and author of Mapping the Heavens: The Radical Scientific Ideas The Reveal The Cosmos (Yale University Press, 2016). She’s a professor in the departments of physics and astronomy at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut.
When Black Holes Burp, Stars Sense It
As a grad student, Priya Natarajan theorized that winds emanate from black holes, affecting nearby stars. Now, new evidence hints that she was right.
A Book Club At The End Of Time
Closing the book on Stephen Hawking’s ‘A Brief History of Time.’
Read ‘A Brief History of Time’ With The SciFri Book Club!
This summer, we’re remembering the late Stephen Hawking and diving into his landmark work on black holes, the Big Bang, and the nature of the universe.
LIGO Scientists Detect Another Cosmic Collision
Scientists using LIGO detected a third gravitational wave, this time from two colliding black holes located 3 billion light-years away.
Tracing Light to Map the Cosmic Darkness
Two astrophysicists are creating maps and images of the hidden side of the universe: dark matter and black holes.