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In a new Physics Today article, EHT members Özel and Psaltis discuss the nature and appearance of black holes

April 16, 2018
In a new Physics Today article, EHT members and professors at the University of Arizona, Feryal Özel and Dimitrios Psaltis, discuss the nature of black holes and their appearance in a very long baseline interferometry (VLBI) experiment, such as the Event Horizon Telescope: https://physicstoday.scitation.org/doi/10.1063/PT.3.3906 Read more about In a new Physics Today article, EHT members Özel and Psaltis discuss the nature and appearance of black holes
50 years of VLBI

50th Anniversary of Transatlantic Very Long Baseline Interferometry

April 5, 2018

This week we mark 50 years since the first transatlantic very long baseline interferometry (VLBI) experiment. In April 1968, a historic event took place involving MIT Haystack Observatory in Westford, Massachusetts, and its counterpart at Onsala Space Observatory in Onsala, Sweden: the first transatlantic geodetic very long baseline interferometry (VLBI)...

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El Pais

An interview with the EHT member Michael Kramer in El País [in Spanish]

March 23, 2018

Michael Kramer, director en el Instituto Max Planck de Radioastronomía, Bonn, Alemania, dictó una conferencia en en la fundación BBVA en Madrid, España. En la entrevista para El País, Kramer explica los últimos avances sobre agujeros negros supermasivos, púlsares y los esfuerzos para obtener una imagen del horizonte de sucesos con una red mundial de radiotelescopios: el Event Horizon Telescope, colaboración de la que él es miembro: ...

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