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2020 Nobel Laureate in Physics Andrea Ghez talks with Brian Greene about the details of the long journey to discovering a supermassive black hole in the center of our galaxy and the technological advances that brought her search into clearer focus. Listen to their fascinating conversation about Professor’s Ghez’s research, her reaction to winning the Nobel Prize, and the importance of being a role model to young men and women in science.
Brian starts the session with a brief discussion and audience Q+A. Andrea joins the conversation at 27:54
This program is part of the Big Ideas Series, which is supported, in part, by the John Templeton Foundation.
To take Professor Ghez’s full WSU course, The Monster at the Heart of our Galaxy: https://worldscienceu.com/courses/the-monster-at-the-heart-of-our-galaxy/
To view Professor Ghez’s WSU Master Class: https://youtu.be/Et_M_UWqdsI
WSU Live Sessions are conversations hosted by Brian Greene with World Science U faculty exploring matter, mind, and the cosmos.