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Dr. Katherine Bouman

Katherine Louise Bouman is a computer scientist who is an incoming assistant professor of computing and mathematical sciences at the California Institute of Technology. She researches computational methods for imaging, and was a member of the team who worked on the Event Horizon Telescope project of capturing the first image of a black hole.

The First Image of a Black Hole

Dr. Bouman's research in computer science and algorithm design was instrumental to the historic feat of capturing the first ever image of a black hole.
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How to Take a Picture of a Black Hole

At the heart of the Milky Way, there's a supermassive black hole that feeds off a spinning disk of hot gas, sucking up anything that ventures too close -- even light. We can't see it, but its event horizon casts a shadow, and an image of that shadow could help answer some important questions about the universe. Scientists used to think that making such an image would require a telescope the size of Earth -- until Katie Bouman and a team of astronomers came up with a clever alternative. Bouman explains how we can take a picture of the ultimate dark using the Event Horizon Telescope.

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Harvard University

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Harvard University
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private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
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http://www.harvard.edu/
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California Institute of Technology

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California Institute of Technology
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private research university located in Pasadena, California
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California
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http://www.caltech.edu
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