Scientific American's chief features editor Seth Fletcher talks about his book Einstein's Shadow, an account of the long effort to image a black hole that recently came to fruition.
Welcome to Scientific American’s Science Talk, posted on April 29th, 2019. I’m Steve Mirsky. On this episode:
That’s Seth Fletcher. He’s the author of the book Einstein’s Shadow: A Black Hole, a Band of Astronomers, and the Quest to See the Unseeable. It’s an account of the long struggle to capture that image of a black hole that was announced on April 10th. As Seth is also Scientific American’s chief features editor, it was pretty easy to get him to sit down to talk about the book and the image.
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