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Team behind world's first black hole image wins 'Oscar of science'

Phys.org - Thu 5 Sep 19

The 347 scientists who collaborated to produce the world's first image of a black hole were honored Thursday with the Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics, winning $3 million dollars for ...

First ever picture of a black hole scoops US$3-million prize

Nature News - Thu 5 Sep 19

Nature, Published online: 05 September 2019; doi:10.1038/d41586-019-02659-5The Event Horizon Telescope team is one of six winners of the Breakthrough Prize, which covers physics, ...

Team plans colour film of black hole at galaxy's centre

BBC News - Thu 5 Sep 19

The team that took the first ever image of a black hole announces plans to take a "razor sharp" full colour video of the one at the centre of our galaxy.

Shep Doeleman on the Breakthrough Prize-winning black hole photo

Newscientist - Thu 5 Sep 19

The team behind the first ever image of a black hole has won the prestigious $3m Breakthrough Prize. New Scientist spoke with the group’s leader, Shep Doeleman

Scientists win millions in the 2020 Breakthrough Prize

Newscientist - Thu 5 Sep 19

The Breakthrough Prize rewards work in physics, mathematics, and the life sciences, and it has just awarded almost $20 million to researchers around the world

Scientists who captured first black hole image win $3 million prize - CNET

CNET Cutting Edge - Thu 5 Sep 19

A team of 347 people will share what's known as the "Oscars of Science."

Scientists Behind First Black Hole Image Awarded $3 Million Breakthrough Prize

Geek.com - Thu 5 Sep 19

The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) collaboration won a $3 million Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics for capturing the first image of a black hole. (Photo Credit: ...

Scientists Behind First Black Hole Image Win $3 Million Breakthrough Prize Award

Gizmodo - Thu 5 Sep 19

The Breakthrough Prize Foundation has awarded $21.6 million to winners of its 2020 Breakthrough Prizes, including a $3 million prize to 347 members of the black hole-imaging Event Horizon Telescope ...

First Ever Black Hole Image Earns Researchers a $3 Million Prize

Livescience - Thu 5 Sep 19

The team of researchers that captured the first direct image of a black hole was honored with an "Oscar of Science" — the 2020 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics.

Event Horizon Telescope Team Wins $3 Million Breakthrough Prize for Epic Black Hole Imagery

SPACE.com - Thu 5 Sep 19

The Event Horizon Telescope team, which earlier this year unveiled photos of the supermassive black hole at the heart of the galaxy M87, has won the $3 million annual Breakthrough Prize in fundamental ...

Mathematician Wins $3 Million Breakthrough Prize for 'Magic Wand Theorem'

Livescience - Thu 5 Sep 19

Their research answered many questions. Among them: What happens if you put a candle in a room full of perfect mirrors?

Here are this year’s Breakthrough Prize Winners

TechCrunch - Thu 5 Sep 19

Today, at the 8thth annual Breakthrough Prize Awards, hundreds of scientists will win their share of $10 million in awards for their outstanding work in the fields of Fundamental Physics, Life ...