Theory Group Concepción

Departamento de Astronomía, Universidad de Concepción, Chile


Online Conference, December 7th-11th 2020

Supermassive Black Holes -
Formation, Growth and Evolution

This confefrence highlighted the current and future science related to the formation and growth of supermassive black holes.

For more information consult the conference website .

First Stars VI

Concepción, Chile; March, 1-6 2020

The Theory Group Concepción will host the 6th conference of the First Stars conference series. The conference will take place on the University of Concepcion campus in early March 2020. The conference website is up and registration is possible. Please visit the conference website for more information.

New Books of members of our group:

Formation of the First Black Holes

Editors: Muhammad Latif, Dominik Schleicher

The formation of the first supermassive black holes is one of the main open questions in our understanding of high-redshift structure formation. In this book, we aim to provide a summary of state-of-the-art modern research on this topic, exploring the formation of massive black holes from a fluid-dynamical, stellar-dynamical and chemical perspective. The book thus presentsna solid theoretical foundation, a comparison with current observations and future observational perspectives with upcoming missions such as the Square Kilometre Array, the European Extremely Large Telescope, the Euclid satellite as well as possible detections via gravitational waves.

Chapters on astro-ph:

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