How to Take a Picture of a Black Hole: Building the Event Horizon Telescope with Shep Doeleman

    When:
    April 13, 2015 all-day
    2015-04-13T00:00:00-04:00
    2015-04-14T00:00:00-04:00
    Where:
    American Museum of Natural History
    Central Park West, New York, NY 10024
    USA

    Frontiers Lecture at the Museum of Natural History

    How to Take a Picture of a Black Hole:

    Building the Event Horizon Telescope with Shep Doeleman

    Monday, April 13 | 7:30 pm

    In this Frontiers lecture, Shep Doeleman, assistant director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Haystack Observatory, will explore the evidence for black holes, and describe an effort to link radio dishes around the world to form an Earth-sized virtual telescope that will make the first images of the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way. Read more…