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EHT - First EVER image of a Black Hole
« on: April 12, 2019, 02:52:08 AM »
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-47873592
It looks like a giant bagel in space. I'll admit that when they were hyping up to the release of the image I was imagining cool shit. Then they bust out with this. :/
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Re: EHT - First EVER image of a Black Hole
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2019, 03:12:32 AM »
That image is cool... because it's real!

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Re: EHT - First EVER image of a Black Hole
« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2019, 06:41:32 AM »
Yeah, it's cool, at the same time talking about 8 telescopes being networked to turn the world into a giant telescope .. it'd have been nice to see stuff getting sucked in. I know....light can't even escape, apparently.

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Re: EHT - First EVER image of a Black Hole
« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2019, 09:49:48 AM »
..here is another one, and doesn't require billions of dollars budget...lol


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Re: EHT - First EVER image of a Black Hole
« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2019, 12:12:45 PM »
lmao.   ;D
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Re: EHT - First EVER image of a Black Hole
« Reply #5 on: April 12, 2019, 02:36:07 PM »
lol
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Re: EHT - First EVER image of a Black Hole
« Reply #6 on: April 12, 2019, 04:45:38 PM »
Meh, still required the millions of dollars in budget to view the real thing. Otherwise how could he have drawn it :-)

Seriously though, I love it when we do stuff like this. Black Holes have fascinated me since I saw the Disney movie as a kid. I know you don't want to get too near one but they're pretty exciting to read about.

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« Reply #7 on: April 12, 2019, 08:16:51 PM »
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.     Black Holes have fascinated me since I saw the Disney movie as a kid.     

I had Black hole Wallpaper!

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Re: EHT - First EVER image of a Black Hole
« Reply #8 on: April 12, 2019, 08:24:06 PM »
Wow, that takes me back.  Dad took us to see that at the cinema.
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Re: EHT - First EVER image of a Black Hole
« Reply #9 on: April 12, 2019, 10:00:13 PM »
Wow, that takes me back.  Dad took us to see that at the cinema.

I've watched it several times over the years since I first saw it in 1979. The ending always strikes me as one of the strangest I've ever seen in a film to date. Can't believe Disney went with it but I'm glad they did.