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At PARI: Black Holes And Wormholes Presentation Scheduled


August 28, 2017

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An artist's conception of a black hole, a place in space where gravity is so strong even light can't escape. The public is invited to learn more with Dr. Pam Khurana at PARI Friday, Sept. 8. Khurana will also discuss wormholes, theoretical tunnels through the universe. Register online at or call (828) 862-5554 for more information and reservations. (Illustration courtesy of NASA.)

Imagine a place in space where gravity pulls so much that even light cannot get out, or a shortcut tunnel through the universe. One is real, the other is theoretical.

The public is invited to learn more about both at an Evening at PARI program Friday, Sept. 8, on the PARI campus. The evening's activities will include a tour of the PARI site and, weather permitting, celestial observations with PARI telescopes.

The program is part of PARI's monthly Evening at PARI series and will feature a presentation by Dr. Pam Khurana.

"A black hole is a great amount of matter packed into a very sm...

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