35: THAT Black Hole Image

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Things we talk about in this episode:

The Black Hole Image press conference (NSF, USA)

Event Horizon Telescope

How To Understand the Image of a Black Hole, by Veritasium

… and explainer afterwards

M87 Galaxy and its jet

Katie Bouman is all of us

Katie Bouman’s TED talk

Interstellar’s black hole

Doppler beaming

Black hole history

Rotating black holes (more Veritasium, what is it with this guy)

Pale Blue Dot

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