Astronomers today published the first images of a celestial occurrence we have long known to exist, however, were unable to catch: a black hole. And it’s thanks to the calculations made by Katie Bouman. Develop and bouman worked with a team of three fellow investigators to make the algorithms that made the image potential. Together, the group utilized image data to meet tens of tens of thousands of hard drives stitching photographs from eight telescopes — located in Hawaii, Chile, Mexico, Spain, Arizona, and the Antarctic — to create the image released today. …


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