Charles F. Gammie

In The News

  • Congratulations to Prof. Gammie and his team as part of the international collaboration that just released the first image of the accretion disk surrounding the supermassive Black Hole at the center of our Galaxy. It's a great achievement....

  • 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...