Tag: Ethan Ward

  • The price of discovery

    The price of discovery

    by Ethan Ward   Hawaii is almost universally seen as a tropical paradise, but it has much more than its natural beauty to offer. Native Hawaiians who continue to follow the traditional religion see their islands as a manifestation of divinity on Earth. Astronomers, on the other hand, see it as the gateway to the…

  • In Event (of) Horizon, Break Glass!

    In Event (of) Horizon, Break Glass!

    by Ethan Ward How do you see something that doesn’t want to be seen? This was the fundamental question facing scientists who worked on the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) project to produce the first ever picture of a black hole. If you want to know more about taking a snapshot of something that has the…

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