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Event Horizon Telescope

Postby OverTheTop » Wed Apr 05, 2017 8:16 am

Event Horizon Telescope

"Black holes are perhaps the most mysterious class of objects in the known universe. Part of the enigma stems from the fact that despite overwhelming circumstantial evidence for their existence, no one has actually ever seen a black hole.

This might soon change.

An international collaboration that seeks to image the event horizon of Sagittarius A* — the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way — will begin its first observations Wednesday. The ambitious experiment, which involves creating an Earth-sized telescope by linking an array of radio telescopes spread across the world, has been aptly named the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT)."


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https://www.yahoo.com/news/event-horizo ... 46721.html

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Re: Event Horizon Telescope

Postby october sky » Sun Apr 09, 2017 2:08 pm

This is so cool...and this is what you call a large telescope... :shock:
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Re: Event Horizon Telescope

Postby Kelliher » Wed Jul 26, 2017 8:23 pm

october sky wrote:This is so cool...and this is what you call a large telescope... :shock:


Yep, that thing is HUGE!

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Re: Event Horizon Telescope

Postby SpaceManMat » Wed Aug 16, 2017 6:13 pm

Found this video on event horizons and the weird effects close to them.

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