## S.I.G.M.A. Seminar

# The shape of black holes

## Lan-Hsuan Huang (University of Connecticut)

### Friday, September 15, 2017
12:20 pm

MONT 111

Black holes have been featured in movies and science fiction as some mysterious objects in our universe, but this concept arises naturally in general relativity to describe a place in space with strong gravitation. We will present the mathematical models for black holes and discuss the Hawking black hole topology theorem that a black hole must be spherical.