Chandra Digest (April 10) M87

Skip to first unread message


Apr 10, 2019, 10:26:04 AM4/10/19
-- Wednesday, April 10, 2019  ---

**  M87 : Chandra Captures X-rays in Coordination with Event Horizon Telescope
The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT), a network of radio antennae around the globe, has captured the first image of a black hole event horizon. This black hole is located in Messier 87, or M87, which is about 60 million light years from Earth. Chandra has studied M87 many times over its 20-year mission and sees a much wider field-of-view than the EHT.
Read the article and rate the image: 


**Chandra Blog:  Chandra and the Event Horizon Telescope
There are a lot of clichés that get thrown around when talking about big scientific discoveries. Words like “breakthrough” or “game changing” are often used.

**Chandra Blog:  Giant X-ray Chimneys and Selection Effects
Astronomers frequently talk about selection effects, where results can be biased because of the way that the objects in a sample are selected.

**Chandra Podcast:  A Tour of the Teacup
Fancy a cup of cosmic tea? This one isn't as calming as the ones on Earth. In a galaxy hosting a structure nicknamed the "Teacup," a galactic storm is raging.

**Chandra Resources: A Black Hole Primer with Chandra
Black Holes (def.): A dense, compact object whose gravitational pull is so strong that - within a certain distance of it - nothing can escape, not even light.
Reply all
Reply to author
0 new messages