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Roy Kerr speaks about his discovery of the Kerr Metric

Hermann Nicolai opens the conference

Jean Eisenstaedt on the history of black hole science

Mihailis Dafermos speaks about how Black Holes could be understood as actual physical objects

Saul Teukolsky on simulations of the interactions between Black Holes on computers

Jörn Willems talks about X-Ray emissions from Black Holes and their accretion disks

B. S. Sathyaprakash: The intricacies of finding the signals from Black Hole mergers with gravitational wave observatories

Reinhard Genzel: Talks about how the object in the centre of our Milky Way was proven to be a Black Hole

Marta Volonteri: How do Black Holes influence the development of the Galaxies the are embedded in? Are they the cause for Galaxies to form?

Kerr Conference Lectures

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A series of lectures given at the Kerr Conference, hosted by the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute) to commemorate the 50th aniversary of the discovery of the Kerr Metric.

Speakers included Roy Kerr, the discoverer of the Kerr Metric, and Reinhard Genzel.