Between the Noise🎯 #7: First Ever Image Of A Black Hole Captured, How To Read The News Like A Scientist & More
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Black hole has always been a fascinating subject because all the theories we know until now were made from calculations/assumptions without having any scientific evidence, but not anymore. Scientists have now captured the first ever image of a black hole. This ‘seeing the unseeable’ project was made possible with an international collaboration called Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) team including 200 members, 8 Radio telescopes at 6 different sites in North America, Spain, Chile & South Pole which created a giant Earth Sized Telescope. You can watch these videos released by EHT team : EHT Animated Movie, Simulation of Black hole system
In the times of general elections in India, I’m always skeptical about credibility of news publishers (even good ones) whether they are reporting unbiased, without taking any personal profits. This article from TED explains 6 point mechanism which may help us double check on our confirmation and cognitive biases before reading any articles.
There’s a child’s pink bicycle helmet that Mr. Orta dug out from the garbage bin across the street from Mr. Zuckerberg’s house. And a vacuum cleaner, a hair dryer, a coffee machine — all in working condition — and a pile of clothes that he carried home in a Whole Foods paper bag retrieved from Mr. Zuckerberg’s bin.
Recently, the internet celebrated its 30th birthday! Or wait, was it the world wide web? Wait. What's the difference? Is there a difference? Are Vincent Cerf & Tim Berners-Lee the same person? What on earth is TCP/IP? This podcasts take a dig at all of these questions with some really bad puns! (Link to episode)
This may sound like a clickbait, but it is not. Taylor Swift’s clothing very much resembles to these public transports indeed! :D