Abbie Stevens is an energetic, friendly and curious postdoctoral fellow in Astronomy and Astrophysics at the University of Michigan and Michigan State University. She studies black holes and neutron stars by looking at X-ray light coming from stars they're gobbling up!
Tune in for answers to questions like...
How do binary systems form?
What is the process of stellar evolution?
What are the different types of black holes and where do we find them?
How do stars die and what kind of remnants do they leave behind?
and many more!
Topics & Concepts
Beautious Black Holes
Optical Depth (Density)
Supermassive Black Holes
Pulsars & Precise Periodic Pulsations
Spicy Plasma Physics
Black Hole Jets
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