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The Event Horizon Telescope is an international collaboration aiming to capture the first image of a black hole by creating a virtual Earth-sized telescope.
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BlackHoleCam Jun 27
Curious about the "nuts & bolts" of data storage 🔧💾 for the ? Interesting piece by via ➡️
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FundlaCaixa Ciència Jun 11
🔭 Recordeu la primera imatge d’un forat negre? José Luis Fernández Gómez, de l’-, és membre del projecte , la xarxa internacional de telescopis que ho va aconseguir. Demà, a , ens explica 👇
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VoxNieuws Jun 21
Sara Issaoun () published in the Astrophysical Journal, appeared in the , and was involved in the most important astronomical breakthrough in light years. ( )
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McGill Space Institute Jun 19
Great crowd for tonight's Helen Sawyer Hogg Prize Lecture with Prof. Sera Markoff! If you couldn't make it, catch the livestream through :
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Onsala Space Obs Jun 17
Vår kollega Iván Martí-Vidal skriver om och bilden av svarta hålet i nya numret av Populär Astronomi.
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JIVE director Jun 6
Proudly receiving a certificate of recognitions to contribution to the from chairman of the board. Des Small.
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国立天文台 水沢 Jun 4
久しぶりにEHTメンバーが揃ったので、近くの温泉で提供されているブラックホールそばを食べに行きました。 手前側(南側)が太く盛られ、その姿はブラックホールの写真の通り。今後撮影が期待されるジェットもカイワレで再現されてます! 笑顔で迎えて頂いたスタッフの皆様、ありがとうございました。
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🦁 Leo C. Stein May 29
Exactly 100 years ago today, the Moon's shadow passed directly over the Earth: a total solar eclipse. On that fateful day, several astronomers were working to photograph the stars by the edge of the sun at the moment of totality. This observation would rocket Einstein to fame. 1/
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Event Horizon 'Scope May 31
For May 2019, the features two projects that contributed to the first results: and . Find more about them (in EN, DE, ES, FR, IT or PL) here:
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Event Horizon 'Scope May 31
The closing talk at 2019 in Berlin last week was given by junior EHT scientists A. Chael (), L. Blackburn, S. Issaoun (), K. Akiyama (), R. Gold (), and C.-K. Chan -- find its recording here:
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Monika Moscibrodzka May 21
Jean-Pierre Luminet at Black Hole Initiative annual conference told us how he made his wonderful black hole image back in 1979.
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Event Horizon 'Scope May 22
The 3rd Annual BHI Conference on black holes organized by ends today. Most of yesterday was dedicated to the first results, including a panel with 7 EHT scientists, and a great keynote talk by J.-P. Luminet on the history of how we visualize black holes.
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National Science Foundation May 14
NSF will recognize team w/ new Diamond Achievement Award tonight at its annual awards dinner. This intl collaboration used 8 ground-based telescopes to capture first-ever image of a black hole, announced in April. Credit:
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BlackHoleCam May 17
The team presents the results at the U.S. House of Representatives 🇺🇸 Watch here:
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Observatorio ALMA May 8
📡Hoy nuestra institución, ingenieros y astrónomos han sido homenajeados en la de Chile por nuestro trabajo en el 🌀
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NASA Planetquest Apr 30
The supermassive black hole🕳 first imaged by was revealed👀 using radio waves〰 imaged the entire M87 galaxy in infrared to reveal & study two jets of high-energy⚡️ material from the black hole, and the shockwaves they create.
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Planetarium Bochum Apr 30
Replying to @ehtelescope
Am MPI für Radioastronomie wurde am 30. April der Erfolg des mit dem ersten Bild eines Schwarzen Lochs - zu dem 30 Wissenschaftler des Instituts maßgeblich beigetragen hatten - ausgiebig gewürdigt und gefeiert: viele Bilder von dem Ereignis in
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Andrew Chael Apr 16
A great look at the millions of gigabytes of data behind the EHT's black hole picture and the insane logistics required to bring it all together.
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Alex Parker Apr 10
Replying to @Alex_Parker
Just for fun, let's compare the pixel scale of the Hubble Space Telescope's WFC3 camera with the Event Horizon Telescope image released today.
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HubbleTelescope Apr 10
To put today's black hole image into context, here's a zoom in to the core of galaxy M87. The Event Horizon Telescope has 2,500 times better resolution than Hubble.
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