Space talks – 9 was conducted by SEDSKCT to upskill the knowledge on Black hole discovery by LIGO.


  1. Initiation Phase:

 The PRO team of SEDS contacted the speaker. The speaker Dr. Jayant Murthy is a Senior Professor at the Indian Institute of Astrophysics.

  • Marketing Phase: 

Digital Posters were created and shared through Social Media platforms like Instagram, LinkedIn, WhatsApp and Facebook. It was also shared with other Chapters of SEDS India and abroad. 


Date: 14 March 2021

Time: 11 am – 12.15 pm

Platform: MS teams

Topic: Black hole discovery by LIGO

No. of Registrations: 201

No. of attendees: 95

The event started with a Welcome address by Ms. Ayushi Gautam, a member of the PRO team of SEDSKCT. The session was then handed over to the speaker Dr. Jayant Murthy then he shared his knowledge on BLACKHOLE.


  •          The speaker started with Classical Relativity. He explained this topic by giving some real-time examples.
  •          Then he spoke about the Speed of light and he also explained that how people measured the speed of light earlier. Later he explained about Michelson-Morley Experiment.
  •           After, he explained the general relativity and procession of mercury with a lot of real-time examples.
  •           He also spoke about the bending of the light, gravitational wave, which was the most interesting part, in a short, and crisp manner.
  •           In the final part, he spoke about LIGO and its future.

The last part of the session was Q/A where the audience clarified out their queries and doubts on blackhole. 

A feedback form was then circulated in the chat-box and Certificates were provided to those who filled the form. The session finally ended by thanking the Speaker and audience who made this event a successful one. 

Thanks and Regards. 


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