29-Year-Old Katie Bouman Responsible for First Black Hole Image

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Published on April 11, 2019 - Duration: 01:04s

29-Year-Old Katie Bouman Responsible for First Black Hole Image

29-Year-Old Katie Bouman Responsible for First Black Hole Image Bouman, a computer scientist, led the development of the algorithm that captured the first-ever image of a black hole.

She began working on the algorithm three years ago as a graduate student at MIT.

The photo, depicting the object from 500 million trillion km away, was released on Wednesday.

"Watching in disbelief as the first image I ever made of a black hole was in the process of being reconstructed." Katie Bouman, to 'BBC Radio 5 live' Bouman insists that she doesn't deserve all of the credit, as a team of more than 200 scientists assisted with the project.

Katie Bouman, to CNN


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