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Professor, Alumna Receive Grant to Study Black Holes

Assistant Professor of Physics Scott Hawley has been awarded a grant for his proposal “Spin Dependence in Binary Black Hole Initial Data,” to use  the super computers at Oak Ridge National Laboratories.  Hawley and Belmont alumna Lindsey Thompson, now a Fulbright scholar in England, will use the massive memory of super computer “Nautilus” to conduct high-resolution simulations of black holes.