South African Astrophysicist Part of Historic Black Hole Team
Professor Roger Deane of the University of Pretoria was part of an international group of scientists who made history by capturing the first ever image of a black hole. Deane and his team from the university had the task of developing simulations from the "Earth-sized" telescope used to make the historic discovery.
South Africa: SA Astrophysicist Part of Historic Black Hole Team
News24Wire, 10 April 2019
University of Pretoria astrophysicist, Professor Roger Deane, was part of an international group of scientists who made history by capturing the first ever image of a black hole. Read more »
The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) – a planet-scale array of eight ground-based radio telescopes forged through international collaboration – was designed to capture images of a black hole. Today, in coordinated press conferences across the globe, EHT researchers revealed that they have succeeded, unveiling this first direct visual evidence of a supermassive black hole and its shadow.
South African Radio Astronomy Observatory, 11 April 2019
The South African Radio Astronomy Observatory (SARAO) congratulates the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) Consortium on capturing the first image of the gargantuan black hole at the… Read more »
European Commission, 11 April 2019
The Commission is today revealing the first ever image of a black hole taken by Event Horizon Telescope, a global scientific collaboration involving EU-funded scientists. This… Read more »
An image of a patch of space 25,000 light years away constructed from radio signals captured by South Africa's MeerKAT telescope array has revealed the clearest-ever snapshot of ... Read more »