Event Horizon Telescope

Alex Eskin , a frequent Member in the School of Mathematics who is returning for the 2019–20 academic year, has been awarded the 2020 Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics . Eskin is recognized for revolutionary discoveries in the dynamics and geometry of moduli spaces of...
In writing about the first image of a black hole, released today by the Event Horizon Telescope Project, Nsikan Akpan of PBS News Hour enlists the perspective of Robbert Dijkgraaf , Director and Leon Levy Professor, for insights on the mysterious nature of black holes, the importance of international collaborations, and why an image of a black hole matters.
The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) Project, which aims to capture the first-ever image of a black hole, will make a major announcement on Wednesday, April 10, at 9:00 a.m. EST (13:00 UTC) that can be viewed live from the player above. With properties...
The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) project, a multinational effort involving more than 100 researchers, including School of Natural Sciences Members Dimitrios Psaltis (2001–03), Feryal Özel (2002–05), and Ramesh Narayan (1987–88, 1994, 2001 and Visitor in the School of Mathematics...