Cosmic Tremors: The Quest for Colliding Black Holes

The 17th Annual Paul D. Bartlett, Sr. Lecture presented in association with the Harvard-Radcliffe Club of Kansas City, the Princeton Alumni Association of Greater Kansas City, and the Yale Club of Kansas City. Yale astrophysicist Priyamvada Natarajan will trace the history of the idea of black holes and present our evolving understanding of how they form and grow.

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George Peabody

George Peabody, an American financier and philanthropist, died Nov. 4, 1869, at the age of 74. Peabody made much of his fortune in Baltimore; then he moved to London in 1837, where he made even more money, and where he would live for the rest of his life. In the...