Sunday 12 September 2021


Members' Talk 29th September 2021

How to Photograph a Black Hole /

Pro Derek Ward-Thompson, UCLAN

UCLan‘s Professor Derek Ward-Thompson is one of the 347 world-leading scientists who formed the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) collaboration. The scientists will share the 2020 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics, which is worth three million dollars.  Professor Ward-Thompson said: “This is a great honour for the team to receive this award. It is a truly international collaboration and it was a remarkable achievement. The Breakthrough Trust are to be thanked for their generous acknowledgment.”

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