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Physicist Stephen Hawking Passes Away at 76

Stephen Hawking was diagnosed with a rare disease that affects all the bones in his body at the age of 22. Despite this, he went on to live a lengthy, memorable life as he shared his brilliance with the world.

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

March 13, 2018

One of the world's most famous and greatest physicists, Stephen Hawking died early Wednesday, March 13 morning in his England home. Hawking  was diagnosed with a rare disease at the age of 22 that left him in a wheel chair and took away most of his ability to speak. Despite this, Hawking went on to...

Event Horizon Telescope captures photographs of supermassive black hole

The Event Horizon Telescope, housed in MIT, was used over the course of the past two weeks in order to capture several photographs of the super massive black hole residing in the center of our galaxy. The is one of the images, illustrated by MIT artists.

Jacobo Garrido, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017

For the first time in history, astronauts have taken photographs of a supermassive black hole (SMBH) as well as its surrounding region. With little research acquired throughout the years, much of the study on these SMBHs is limited to inaccurate methods. In attempts to further our space exploration...

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