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first image of black hole

Katie Bouman: The woman behind the first black hole image. A nice starter article from the BBC. Followed up by more details in an ABC article so you are ready for The Register’s dive into minutia about a 1000 pounds of spinning rust that made the image possible.

That will put you in the mood for NASA’a feature When the computer wore a skirt about NASA’s Langley lab from 1935 to 1970 when women did the calculations with slide rules.


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