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Can AI Uncover the Origins of the Biggest Black Holes?

Ama Adams, Marc Donner, Charles C Palmer, and Roland Leslie Trope

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Mind the Gap: Episode 5

A supermassive black hole is estimated to be a million or a billion times bigger than the Sun, but no one truly yet understands the origins of these massive phenomena. In this episode of Mind the Gap, Dr. Becky Smethurst, an astrophysicist and research fellow at Christ Church College, Oxford University, describes how AI is helping to answer fundamental questions about the formation and evolution of black holes and their connection to the development of galaxies.