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Why The Black Hole Photos Are A Big Deal

The photos increase our knowledge of how the entire universe moves in space, and teaches us to ignore the word "impossible" and just try. (open thread)


We should all be as excited as Katie Bouman.

Scientist Katie Bouman just posted about the moment when "the first image I ever made of a black hole" was processed.

Just to clarify, this was the first image *ANYONE EVER MADE* of a black hole.


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