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It'll be a shot of the event horizon if anything, not the hole itself, but still can't wait! :)
 

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It'll be a shot of the event horizon if anything, not the hole itself, but still can't wait! :)
Beat me to it. :lol:
 

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I've asked my friend to have her dad sign a printout of this for me. She's a XKCD reader too, and was stoked when they ran this. :lol:

https://xkcd.com/2133/
 

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Katie Bouman with the stack of hard drives containing all the telescope data is the best picture I've seen today. :yesway:

 

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Science is awesome.
 

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I read that it was like 5 petabytes. Like 5 million gigabytes, all processed down to an image just a few kilobytes :lol:
 

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I read that it was like 5 petabytes. Like 5 million gigabytes, all processed down to an image just a few kilobytes :lol:
If the picture of her with her hard drives is accurate, then those are tops 3TB drives (likely 2.4 or 2.7) and she has 64 of them.
 

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