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Brian Owen May 17
Replying to @Brian_Handibot
In 1986 artists representation of a black hole. Still hoping to confirm detection of a black hole—now we’ve got photos!
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Event Horizon 'Scope 41m
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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The Duchess of Science 11h
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FYI Science Policy May 16
Watch live as the collaboration testifies at a hearing on “the black hole seen round the world”:
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Dr Ashley J. Ruiter 17h
Replying to @AstroKatie
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Lisa Grossman May 21
The rest of the day is devoted to . Shep Doeleman compares the image of M87* to the first x-ray of a human hand and the Apollo 8 "Earthrise" picture.
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Maurizio Vitale 22h
Looking forward to seeing you all at . A lot of great topics and speakers like Katie Bouman () I will support talk *Partial Person Re-identification with Alignment and Hallucination*
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Physics Today May 13
Commentary: The media's attempts to make Katie Bouman the face of the discovery ended up highlighting some of the problematic ways in which women scientists and their contributions are portrayed to the public
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Lisa Grossman May 20
Morning! I'll be tweeting intermittently from the meeting this week. Lots of excitement here but other fun gravitational topics too.
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JIVE director May 20
Great collaborations are needed to produce great science like !!
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Lisa Grossman May 21
Replying to @astrolisa
Geoff Bower shows a flowchart of all the steps that went into making and analyzing the image. There's a lot of them. "This is to my knowledge the most thoroughly vetted interferometric image ever made...This sequence is really important for validating what we found"
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Adam Taylor May 15
Checkout what I got! Thanks for helping make it happen.
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sarah May 12
Replying to @ehtelescope
this crash course was based off of Sheperd Doelemans' lecture. (link: ) Doeleman is an astrophysicist and head of the Event Horizon Telescope collaboration. ( provided the world with this beauty)
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Science Committee May 14
Mark your calendar--our hearing on the is coming up this Thursday!
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Audrey LR May 20
All ears for seminar at , the story continues !
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Lisa Grossman May 21
Last talk before lunch: on how the picture was processed. He points out that they might be seeing some variability in how the ring looks from night to night, which is intriguing.
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Adam Taylor May 16
So glad this hearing happened during my planning period. Blackhole
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Elissa Weitzman May 16
Terrific & not boring !! hearings in the about the funded global effort led by to image a . Congratulations for keeping it real and making come alive. Snaps to and his book. Bravo all! Optimism wins.
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Megan Watzke May 16
Katie Bouman is testifying to about how the created a full image from incomplete data. Before the April 10th announcement, the team came up with this analogy. If you lived through the '80s, it's even better.
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JIVE director May 20
The process to image the is explained in full detail today by in including the contribution of staff in the analysis team.
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