(Last Updated On: April 11, 2019)

About Katie Bouman Creator Of First Black Hole Image From Event Horizon Telescope

ONN – About Katie Bouman Creator Of First Black Hole Image From Event Horizon Telescope

Katie Bouman has worked on the imaging project for the Event Horizon Telescope for about 12 years.

Katie Bouman (or Katherine L. Bouman) first learned about the Event Horizon Telescope in 2007, back in high school in West Lafayette, Indiana, then pursued it as work in college at the University of Michigan. Now, Dr. Bouman is a post-doctoral fellow at MIT and Assistant Professor at Caltech, the California Institute Of Technology.

UPDATE: Katie Bouman’s Black Hole Image Work: Not The Only Woman In Science

Here’s Professor Bouman’s TED Talk “How to take a picture of a black hole” from 2017:

From the video page:

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.

Stay tuned.

Oakland Now Note: this post demonstrates the full and live operation of the latest version of an experimental Zennie62Media mobile media video-blogging system network – part of a new approach to the production of media. The uploaded video is from a ger with the Zennie62 on Partner Channel, then uploaded to and formatted automatically at the Oakland Now site and social media pages. The objective is smartphone-enabled, real-time, on the scene reporting of , interviews, observations, and happenings anywhere in the and within seconds and not hours. We are constantly working to improve the system network coding and also seek interested content and media technology partners.



By Zennie Abraham

Zennie62Media, Inc. CEO Zenophon Abraham AKA Zennie62 YouTube Zennie62.com, Oakland News Now, OaklandNewsNow.com Zennie62 YouTube Partner, Oakland California blogger / vlogger hire @Zennie62Media, Inc to tell your story.

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!