‘Groundbreaking’ discovery in the Milky Way will be announced this week

A series of video conferencing sessions scheduled for next Thursday (12) promise to present the details of the Milky Way findings from the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT).

Discovery made in the Milky Way will be broadcast simultaneously with videoconferences in different parts of the world. Photo: Alex Mit / Shutterstock

As a team working for a network of eight laboratories worldwide, this is something “new”. For now, we can only wait, as no details have been reported on the issue.

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It is worth noting that this is not the first time that EHT staff has decided to put that expectation ahead of the findings. In 2019, the group also made it possible for viewers around the world to see the first image of the black hole. Based on this section, you can expect some interesting developments.

“The conference news conference will announce the results generated by the Event Horizon Telescope collaboration,” read the EHT news release, warning that each of them will be broadcast online worldwide. answer.

close the to liveThe National Science Foundation (NSF) and the European Southern Observatory (ESO) will be hosting a Q&A session that will also be broadcast online.

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Video conference programming

Below is a list of video conferencing, according to the EHT website. All of them will be broadcast from 10 am, Brasília time.

  • European Southern Observatory (ESO). Location: Garching bei München, Germany. See where: through the organization’s website or YouTube channel.
  • National Science Agency of Mexico (CONACyT). Location: Mexico City. See where: YouTube
  • Atacama Loj millimeter / submillimeter Array (ALMA). Local: Chile Santiago. See where: on the observatory website.
  • National Science Foundation (NSF). Location: Washington DC See where: through the organization’s website or Facebook.

Asian organizations will also be announcing their meetings online. They are: Shanghai Astronomical Observatory (China), Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics of Academia Sinica (Taiwan) and National Astronomical Observatory of Japan.

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