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Episode 325: Detailing the image of the Milky Way’s black hole

The recent image of a black hole in the center of the Milky Way confirmed what skywatchers had suspected for a long time.

AZSCI 325 Black Hole hero The Milky Way's black hole pictured by the Event Horizon Telescope.
Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration.

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Episode 325: Detailing the image of the Milky Way’s black hole

This episode is supported by the The Research Corporation for Science Advancement.

University of Arizona astronomy professor Dan Marrone notes the historic picture released from the U of A- backed Event Horizon Telescope team May 12, was the latest step in exploring a radio source first detected in 1933.

Dan Marrone spoke with Tim Swindle, director of the University of Arizona Space Institute.

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