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First Image of a Black Hole (Relax, safe for work!)
« on: April 11, 2019, 12:37:27 PM »


Image of the center of a real black hole in M87...not a former Manchurian POTUS or anything!

http://www.astronomy.com/news/2019/04/event-horizon-telescope-releases-first-ever-black-hole-image

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Re: First Image of a Black Hole (Relax, safe for work!)
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2019, 09:38:24 AM »
Awesome!

It does, however, appear as though we're looking straight down a gun barrel.

Black holes often give off high energy Jets.  Hopefully....53 Million Light Years is far enough away that our planet won't be cooked if this one goes off!




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Re: First Image of a Black Hole (Relax, safe for work!)
« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2019, 11:49:05 AM »
Meh, just gamma rays...far away...can walk that off...or turn into a giant green rage-monster.

A CME launched by our own sun poses a more likely threat.
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Re: First Image of a Black Hole (Relax, safe for work!)
« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2019, 01:18:47 PM »
Meh, just gamma rays...far away...can walk that off...or turn into a giant green rage-monster.

A CME launched by our own sun poses a more likely threat.

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Re: First Image of a Black Hole (Relax, safe for work!)
« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2019, 07:50:50 PM »
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Re: First Image of a Black Hole (Relax, safe for work!)
« Reply #5 on: April 15, 2019, 07:17:49 AM »
Sicilian's and their stomach!   ;D

And it must be glazed, eh?   :D
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