Thursday, June 29, 2017
Bob Zavala, 1997 UA Space Grant Intern, is co-author of the recent publication "Constraining the Orbit of the Supermassive Black Hole Binary 0402+379", as featured by Daily Mail:
The dance of the supermassive black holes: Groundbreaking discovery of orbiting bodies could lead to better understand of space
'The orbits of binary stars provided tremendous insights about stars,' said Bob Zavala, an astronomer with the U.S. Naval Observatory. 'Now we'll be able to use similar techniques to understand super-massive black holes and the galaxies they reside within.'