Prof. Mitch Begelman, Professor of Astrophysical Sciences at the University of Colorado, Boulder
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Formation of supermassive black holes by direct collapse in pre-galactic haloes, Quasi-stars: accreting black holes inside massive envelopes, Evolution of supermassive stars as a pathway to black hole formation, and Strongly magnetized accretion discs: structure and accretion from global magnetohydrodynamic simulations

Prof. Mitch Begelman is Professor of Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder and a Fellow of JILA, a joint research institute of the University of Colorado and the National Institute of Standards and Technology.   He studies aspects of how black holes form, grow, and interact with their surroundings, from a theoretical perspective.

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