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Sunday, October 24, 2021

What does the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way look like? We might find out. The Event Horizon Telescope"really a virtual telescope with an effective diameter of the Earth"has been pointing at Sagittarius A* for the last several years. Most researchers in the astrophysics community expect that its images, taken from telescopes all over the Earth, will show the telltale signs of a black hole: a bright swirl of light, produced by a disc of gases trapped in the black hole's orbit, surrounding a black shadow at the center"the event horizon. This encloses the region of space where the black-hole singularity's gravitational pull is too strong for light to escape.

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Chapline plans to discuss his dark energy star predictions in December 2018

Should be easy to check as this article is at least 3 years old.

Oh wait..

eventhorizontelescope.org

The expected data in the article you linked panned out and showed what was expected, which was

will show the telltale signs of a black hole: a bright swirl of light, produced by a disc of gases trapped in the black hole's orbit, surrounding a black shadow at the center"the event horizon.

Sorry, but looks like he wasn't correct.

#1 | Posted by jpw at 2021-10-24 10:24 AM | Reply

You have no appreciation for media.

#2 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2021-10-24 11:59 AM | Reply

You have no appreciation for physics.

#3 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2021-10-24 04:53 PM | Reply

Nope. Saw no signs of a dark energy donut last time I looked at event horizon telescope images. Nor a dark energy Homer Simpson floating towards one.

#4 | Posted by zeropointnrg at 2021-10-24 07:51 PM | Reply

You have no appreciation for media.

#2 | Posted by HeliumRat

None required for this conversations.

You posted an old article about a prediction that turned out to not be true.

Nothing more to it than that.

#5 | Posted by jpw at 2021-10-24 09:59 PM | Reply

Unless I missed it, Chapline fails to explain how a dark energy star exhibits certain black hole properties that have been observed like gravitational lensing.

#6 | Posted by jakester at 2021-10-25 01:46 PM | Reply

A toroid cannot form naturally in space. If a civilization is advanced enough to construct one, it would theoritically be stable, however.

#7 | Posted by jakester at 2021-10-25 04:42 PM | Reply

Just another helium fart in the wind ...

#8 | Posted by donnerboy at 2021-10-25 09:59 PM | Reply

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