Public Engagement

PBS NOVA Black Hole Apocalypse

I recently appeared on the PBS NOVA program Black Hole Apocalypse explaining the amazing physics of Active Galactic Nuclei (AGN) and black holes.

Watch the trailer below and the full show here.


News & Views Article on the most distant quasar

Recently, the most distant quasar was discovered by Banados et al. and announced in the journal Nature. I wrote a commentary on this discovery in the News & Views section, which is written for a general audience.  You can read the article here.


Public talk at the Isley Public Library, Middlebury

How to “See” a Black Hole
Eilat Glikman, Middlebury College
Tuesday, July 2, 2019


Seven Days Newspaper article on my work

Middlebury College Astrophysicist Eilat Glikman Sparks Curiosity With Quasars 

College Newsroom:

At the summit on Maunakea to use the NASA Infrared Telescope Facility (IRTF) in March 2018. The W. M. Keck telescope domes are seen behind me.

College Newsroom:

Physics Majors Present Research at Astronomy Conference

Lauren Fossel (Williams College), Dan Gause ’20, Middlebury Assistant Professor of Physics Eilat Glikman, Lindsey Gordon (Wellesley), and Ché Bradley ’21 at the 2019 KNAC Symposium.
Students spent10 weeks researching various aspects of quasar astrophysics.