Research


Publications

  1. Sam R. Dolan and Jake O. Shipley (2016). “Stable photon orbits in stationary axisymmetric electrovacuum spacetimes” Physical Review D 94 044038arXiv:1605.07193 [gr-qc]
  2. Jake O. Shipley and Sam R. Dolan (2016). “Binary black hole shadows, chaotic scattering and the Cantor set” Classical and Quantum Gravity  33 175001arXiv:1603.04469 [gr-qc] *

* Included in the CQG Highlights of 2016.


Articles

Sam Dolan and I were invited to write an ‘Insight’ piece for CQG+, the companion website to Classical and Quantum Gravity. Our article, “Fractals and black hole shadows”, can be found here.


Invited talks

  1. “Chaos around two black holes, escape basins and the Wada property” Nonlinear Dynamics Seminar, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Móstoles, Madrid, Spain (14 December 2016).
  2. “Binary black hole shadows, chaotic scattering and stable photon orbits” Applied and Computational Mathematics Seminar, University College Dublin, Ireland (9 November 2016).
  3. “Binary black hole shadows are fractal” Gravitational Lensing and Black Hole Shadows Workshop, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal (3–4 November 2016).

Contributed talks and presentations

  1. “Stable photon orbits and black hole shadows” Lancaster–Manchester–Sheffield Consortium for Fundamental Physics, University of Sheffield, UK (20 June 2017).
  2. “What does a black hole look like?” Postgraduate Student Seminar, University of Sheffield, UK (1 November 2016).
  3. “Binary black hole shadows, chaotic scattering and the Cantor set” The Dynamics of Complex Systems, University of Warwick, UK (18–20 May 2016) [poster].
  4. “Binary black hole shadows are fractal” BritGrav16, University of Nottingham, UK (4–5 April 2016).