Heino Falcke, Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) scientist

Heino Falcke, of Radboud University in the Netherlands, coined the term “black hole shadow” and was the scientists that original came up with the idea of imaging a black hole using millimetre-wavelength Very Large Baseline Interferometry (VLBI). Heino is currently chair of the EHT science council and co-Principal Investigator of the European Research Council Synergy Grant BlackHoleCam that co-funded the EHT.

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ESO/BlackHoleCam /Radboud University/ Cristian Afker/Cafker Productions. Produced by:  Cristian Afker/Cafker Productions /ESO.

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Release date:19 April 2019, 12:00
Duration:43 s
Frame rate:25 fps

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Type:Unspecified : People : Scientist
Category:Quasars and Black Holes

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