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Prize Symposium in Astronomy 2012-05-14


— Black holes and the centre of the galaxy

Massive black holes: from discovery to cosmological evolution, Crafoord Laureate 2012 Reinhard Genzel, Max-Planck-Instituts für extraterrestrische Physik, Germany.
The galactic center: unveiling the heart of our galaxy, Crafoord Laureate 2012 Andrea Ghez, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
The galactic center in context: from sub-parsec to kiloparsec scales, Rainer Schödel, Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía, Granada, Spain.
Infrared radiation from the vicinity of the newly discovered massive black hole: Forty-five years of observations, Eric Becklin, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
The fate of black holes in colliding galaxies, Claire E. Max, University of Calfornia, Santa Cruz, CA, USA.
The instruments behind the discovery of the galactic center black hole and the origin of the orbiting stars, Frank Eisenhauer, Max-Planck-Instituts für extraterrestrische Physik, Germany.
Fueling star formation around Andromeda´s supermassive black hole, Jessica Lu, University of Hawaii, HI, USA.