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High-tech news: first photo of a black hole

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Every week in the world of high technology something interesting happens: some send rovers, others create artificial intelligence, and still others try to photograph a black hole. We tried to collect all the most interesting things for the last 7 days, and now we will tell! 1. Scientists have created an alternative rocket fuel, safe […]

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Published the first ever true photograph of the shadow of a black hole

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Immediately in several press centers in the world, presentations were made of the results of the work of the Event Horizon Telescope project – a virtual radio telescope the size of Earth. For the first time in history, scientists have shown the first real images of the so-called black hole shadow in the center of […]

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The first black hole photographed was named Poehi.

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A photograph of the black hole in the center of the Messier 87 galaxy published on April 10 made a lot of noise – it was printed on the main pages of almost all newspapers. All this time she was called simply as a “black hole”, but now she has the official name – Poehi. […]

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Three embarrassing black hole photography questions

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Astronomers (and all of humanity) have a holiday: the first shot of a black hole is presented. It was created using Event Horizon Telescope (EHT), a virtual telescope consisting of several radio telescopes around the world. The image shows material around a supermassive black hole in the center of a galaxy at a distance of […]

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The first photo of a black hole: the history of creation

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It worked. Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) – the “event horizon telescope” – always seemed unlikely: create a virtual Earth-sized telescope to photograph the shadow of a black hole. Each part of this sentence is a little crazy. But it worked. After more than ten years of technical development and fundraising, astronomers collected EHT and showed […]

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The first real image of a black hole. Tomorrow!

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Tomorrow, April 10, 2019, we will have a historic event awaited by absolutely all astronomers in the world. Participants in the Event Horizon Telescope project, which unites several radio telescopes located in different parts of our planet, are going to demonstrate for the first time a real image of two black holes. One of the […]

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Astrophysicists first saw the torus of a supermassive black hole.

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Using the VLA telescope (Very Large Array, Extra Large Antenna Grid) located in the US state of New Mexico, astronomers from the National Radio Astronomy Observatory were able to see and get clear images of the torus of one of the two supermassive black holes in the center of the Swan A. radio galaxy as […]

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