Charles F. Gammie

In The News

  • Prof. Charles Gammie will be giving a lecture on Black Holes on October 7, 11:00 am. The Center for Advanced Studies is sponsoring this talk. Click here for more information.

  • Prof. Charles Gammie answers questions on the formation of the Moon and imaging the first black hole in LAS Experts. Read more here

  • The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) Collaboration has won the 2020 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics for creating the first image of a supermassive black hole, taken by means of an Earth-sized alliance of telescopes. The team included many current and former Illinois faculty, staff, and...

  • The Event Horizon Telescope Project announced that it has captured the first image of a black hole. The feature is located at the center of Messier 87 – a giant elliptical galaxy in the constellation Virgo. News Bureau physical sciences editor Lois Yoksoulian spoke with University of Illinois...

  • The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) — a planet-scale array of eight ground-based radio telescopes forged through international collaboration — was designed to capture images of a black hole. Today, in coordinated press conferences around the globe, EHT researchers revealed that they have succeeded,...