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Alumna Connection to the First Supermassive Black Hole Image

The First-Ever Supermassive Black Hole Image
The First-Ever Supermassive Black Hole Image
Raquel Fraga-Encinas
Raquel Fraga-Encinas

An alumna from The University of New Mexico is part of an international team of scientists that were able to produce the first-ever image of a supermassive black hole revealed earlier this week. 

Raquel Fraga-Encinas, who is currently a Ph.D. student at Radboud University in the Department of Astrophysics, earned her Bachelor of Science in Astrophysics from the UNM Department of Physics & Astronomy in 2001.

Read the UNM Newsroom article about this impressive accomplishment.

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