This photo of Dr Bouman deserves to be one of the classic images in physics. Amazing to capture the first glimpse. Such a genuine response
Congratulations to Katie Bouman to whom we owe the first photograph of a black hole ever. Not seeing her name circulate nearly enough in the press.

Amazing work. And here’s to more women in science (getting their credit and being remembered in history) πŸ’₯πŸ”₯β˜„οΈ

I have to make a statement:

This picture is genuinely adorable.
And I absolutely love it. 😍

End of statement.

@genmon @moonman

This is Andrew Chael. He wrote 850,000 of the 900,000 lines of code that were written in the historic black-hole image algorithm!
@moonman She herself said it was a "team effort", as opposed to this social media soundbite-thought that she was The Person.

There was a link to an article. I'll try to dig it up again.
@moonman Not the article, but someone said "Dr. Bouman led the team that developed the CHIRP algorithm, which (as I understand it) cleans and deconvolves the image despite the extremely sparse UV coverage."
@moonman @johnnynull this is what he says about it:

I'd say it looks like this was a group effort as most big projects are, she got somewhat unfairly singled out but she's trying to tell the media it was a group effort. He's not gonna dump on his coworker and probably friend just to score points with pepeists.
@lain @moonman The public saying, "Wheee! A woman was involved, let's focus all of this on her!" never happens, right? Shocking he hasn't figured this out.
@johnnynull @moonman why should he care so much? They worked on it as a team and got a great result. The media wants to spin some story so they can have nice headlines, but this will be over in a week. Bouman can't control what newspapers print, either.
@johnnynull @genmon @moonman > wrote 850,000 of the 900,000 lines of code

top keked, imagine actually posting this
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