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Team behind the first black hole image awarded a multi-million dollar prize – Tuomas Savolainen is one of the awardees

Next up for the researchers is recording a video of gas entering the black hole.
Honoured, Press releases
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Tuomas Savolainen

Renovations at Metsähovi Radio Observatory start in September

The observatory will see a total makeover in researcher and visitor facilities as well as in equipment.
Research & Art
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Aalto University / Students walking towards Metsähovi radio observatory / photo: Linda Koskinen

A photo of a black hole was a distant dream – until now

Aalto’s Tuomas Savolainen helped make history with the first image of a black hole located 55 million light years away
Research & Art
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Tuomas Savolainen

Astronomers capture first image of a black hole

Aalto University contributed to paradigm-shifting observations of the gargantuan black hole at the heart of distant galaxy Messier 87
Research & Art
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Kuva mustasta aukosta

A ground-breaking result from the Event Horizon Telescope presented 10 April

Six press conferences will be held simultaneously around the globe.
Research & Art
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This image contains a collage of ESO’s telescopes at various sites in Chile.

Dim light from far-away galaxies deserves a second look

Radio waves are being picked up from galaxies long considered to be silent. What’s up?
Research & Art
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Way Out There - Metsähovi Radio Observatory

Hey, space!

An updated course in radio astronomy allows students to observe far-away galaxies with the help of Finland's only radio telescope used for astronomical research.
Studies
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Aalto University / Students walking towards Metsähovi radio observatory / photo: Linda Koskinen

Deep inside Perseus A – A telescope larger than the Earth makes a sharp image of the formation of black hole jets in the core of a radio galaxy

An international team of researchers has imaged newly forming jets of plasma from a massive black hole with unprecedented accuracy.
Press releases
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Metsähovi Radio Observatory monitors galaxies and forecasts space weather

The observatory is internationally renowned for its research on active galaxies, quasars.
Research & Art
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