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alan
post Apr 5 2019, 06:22 PM
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On April 10th 2019, the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) Collaboration will present its first results in six simultaneous press conferences around the world, and many satellite events organized by its stakeholder and affiliated institutions. Press conferences will be held simultaneously in Brussels (in English), Santiago (in Spanish), Shanghai (in Mandarin), Tokyo (in Japanese), Taipei (in Mandarin), and Washington D.C. (in English), starting at 13:00 Universal Time.

https://eventhorizontelescope.org/blog/medi...nted-april-10th
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post Oct 16 2019, 07:51 PM
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You could see both sides of the part of the acretion disk behind the black hole if you're viewing nearly edge-on, due to the bending of the rays around the hole. See the "Why the Gargantua Black Hole from Interstellar is Completely Different" section of the page I linked to above.
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