Milky Way’s Black Hole, Sag A*, revealed in new image

Three hours before we were scheduled to record today’s episode of the Daily Space, the Event Horizon Telescope collaboration held a press conference with their latest results related to the super massive black hole in the center of our galaxy. Seven minutes later a slate of ten journal articles was published on these findings in the Astrophysical Journal Letters.

I am now going to try to summarize what I have so far been able to unpack from this trove of data, modeling, and interpretations.



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Pamela L. Gay, Ph.D.

Astronomer, technologist, & creative focused on using new media to engage people in learning and doing science. Opinions & typos my own.