Podcaster: Rob Sparks & Dr. Stephanie Juneau
Title: Encore: Obscured Black Holes
Organization: NSF’s National Optical-Infrared Astronomy Research Laboratory
Links: www.noao.edu ; @NOAONorth; http://www.lsst.org/ ;https://nationalastro.org/ ; https://nationalastro.org/news/neid-exoplanet-instrument-sees-first-light/ ; https://nationalastro.org/news/fast-radio-burst-observations-deepen-astronomical-mystery/ ; https://nationalastro.org/news/cosmic-bubbles-reveal-the-first-stars/
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.
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.
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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