Top stories Katie Bouman is the 29Katie Bouman The year-old scientist behind first image of black hole Video Katie Bouman's> woman behind the first 2016 TED Talk How to take a picture of a black black hole image hole Bostoncom 1 hour ago BBCcom Fox News 8 hours ago 6 hours ago More for katie bouman friendly-neighborhood-patriarch friendly-neighborhood-ehrhardt catalogingthedeclineofthewest Headlines meet reality Reality meet headlines Her documented “work” on the project is janitorial! MIT news article on the image and the team httpnewsmitedu2019mit-haystack-first-image-black-hole-0410 From the article An international team of over 200 astronomers including scientists from MIT’s Haystack Observatory has captured the first direct images of a black hole They accomplished this remarkable feat by coordinating the power of eight major radio observatories on four continents to work together as a virtual Earth-sized telescope In a series of papers published today in a special issue of Astrophysical Journal Letters the team has revealed four images of the supermassive black hole at the heart of Messier 87 or M87 a galaxy within the Virgo galaxy cluster 55 million light years from Earth … The Haystack EHT team includes John Barrett Roger Cappallo Joseph Crowley Mark Derome Kevin Dudevoir Michael Hecht Lynn Matthews Kotaro Moriyama Michael Poirier Alan Rogers Chester Ruszczyk Jason SooHoo Don Sousa Michael Titus and Alan Whitney Additional contributors were MIT alumni Daniel Palumbo Katie Bouman Lindy Blackburn Sera Markoff and Bill Freeman a professor in MIT’s Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science She’s listed as an “additional contributor” Topkek reblogging because ive seen katie boumans name several times but this is the first time ive heard about andrew chael he deserves to be recognized 850k lines of code is no joke Meme











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