The Occasion Horizon Telescope (EHT) has noticed one thing unimaginable within the Milky Means galaxy — one thing its group is asking “groundbreaking.” However what precisely that discovery is, we cannot discover out till Thursday (Might 12).
The Occasion Horizon Telescope (EHT) group has teased the invention on-line, however the full announcement will come throughout a set of reports conferences at 9 a.m. EDT (1300 GMT) hosted by establishments around the globe. The Milky Means discovery occasions will even be streamed on-line for public viewing. Following the press conferences, each the Nationwide Science Basis (NSF) and the European Southern Observatory (ESO) will host impartial Q&A panels that will even be broadcast on-line.
The EHT is a community of radio telescopes around the globe that research, primarily, black holes. In 2019, the EHT equally teased a brand new discovery that turned out to be the first-ever picture of a black gap. No matter what the invention is, it is positive to be riveting. Beneath are the small print for dwell webcasts that may stream the EHT bulletins, in addition to the next Q&A periods.
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Nationwide Science Basis webcast
Might 12, 9 a.m. EDT (1300 GMT)
The NSF will host its press convention in Washington, D.C., with dwell video broadcast on-line on the NSF web site and the inspiration’s Fb web page.
European Southern Observatory webcast
Might 12, 3 p.m. CEST (1300 GMT)
The ESO, which operates among the amenities that take part in Occasion Horizon Telescope observations, will host its press convention in Garching bei München, Germany, exterior of Munich. The dwell video will likely be streamed on the ESO web site and its YouTube channel.
Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología webcast
Might 12, 8 a.m. CDT (1300 GMT)
Mexico’s nationwide science company, CONACyT, will host its press convention in Mexico Metropolis, and it is going to be broadcast on the company’s YouTube channel.
Alma Observatory EHT discovery webcast
Might 12, 9 a.m. CLT (1300 GMT)
The Joint ALMA Observatory, which includes the Atacama Massive Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) of NRAO/NAOJ/ESO and the Atacama Pathfinder Experiment (APEX) of the ESO, which each participate in Occasion Horizon Telescope commentary campaigns, will host its press convention in Vitacura, Chile. Catch the dwell stream on the ALMA Observatory web site
EHT post-announcement Q&A panels
Nationwide Science Basis, 10:30 a.m. EDT (1430 GMT)
After the primary announcement, the NSF will host a Q&A session with a panel of EHT researchers. Will probably be broadcast on-line on the NSF web site and the inspiration’s Fb web page
European Southern Observatory Q&A, 4:30 p.m. CEST (1430 GMT)
ESO will even host a Q&A session with a panel of EHT researchers that the general public can watch on its YouTube channel.