全球首張黑洞相片

事件視界望遠鏡(Event Horizon Telescope,EHT)計劃經歷七年來的努力,來自歐、美、中、日、台灣的科學家在今晚9時同步召開記者會,在記者會上,天文學家德爾曼(Shep Doeleman)發佈了人類有史以來第一張黑洞照片。

EHT集合了全球逾200名科學家共同參與,利用「甚長基線干涉技術」(VLBI)連接全球各地的電波望遠鏡(radio telescope),構建一個口徑相等於地球直徑的「虛擬望遠鏡」,觀察「人馬座A*」(Sagittarius A*)及「M87」兩個特大質量的黑洞。

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