Jun 10th: Obscured Black Holes

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Podcaster: Rob Sparks & Dr. Stephanie Juneau

Title: Obscured Black Holes

Organization: NOAO

Links: www.noao.edu ; @NOAONorthhttps://www.flickr.com/photos/halfastro ; www.lsst.org

Description: Black holes power the most luminous objects in the universe. Active galactic nuclei (AGN) are powered by supermassive black holes. In this podcast, Dr. Stephanie Juneau discusses recent research on obscured black holes.

This week’s code is a8qBFX. Enter it into the website to unlock the achievement and enter the contest.

Bio: Rob Sparks is a science education specialist in the Education and Public Outreach (EPO) group at the National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO) and works on the Galileoscope project (www.galileoscope.org), providing design, dissemination and professional development. He blogs at halfastro.wordpress.com. You can see his photos at https://www.flickr.com/photos/halfastro

Dr. Stephanie Juneau works on the NOAO data lab and active galactic nuclei research. You can read the press release about her recent findings at https://www.noao.edu/news/2017/pr1702.php

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