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Reyhaneh (Rey) Maktoufi
Visiting Researcher

"I have a pet black hole called Steve. He occasionally crushes my world." Rey is a PhD candidate in Media, Technology, and Society at Northwestern University. Her main fields of interest are science communication, curiosity, and public engagement with scientists. She currently enjoys working with different nonprofits such as the Adler Planetarium as a communication workshop facilitator and the Communicating Science Conference (ComSciCon) as an organizer. She also engages in science outreach through writing blog-posts and making science comics. Follow her on Instagram and twitter @thecosmicrey

Webcomic: “That Black Hole Picture” 101

First Image of a Black Hole - Event Horizon Team

The following is a webcomic created by Adler Visiting Researcher, Reheynah (Rey) Maktoufi! In this comic, learn about the recent black hole picture that was taken by the Event Horizon Telescope team.

Webcomic: "That Black Hole Picture" 101 by the Cosmic Rey
Webcomic: "That Black Hole Picture" 101 by the Cosmic Rey
Webcomic: "That Black Hole Picture" 101 by the Cosmic Rey
Webcomic: "That Black Hole Picture" 101 by the Cosmic Rey
Webcomic: "That Black Hole Picture" 101 by the Cosmic Rey
Webcomic: "That Black Hole Picture" 101 by the Cosmic Rey
Webcomic: "That Black Hole Picture" 101 by the Cosmic Rey
Webcomic: "That Black Hole Picture" 101 by the Cosmic Rey
Webcomic: "That Black Hole Picture" 101 by the Cosmic Rey

Special thanks to Dr. Geza Gyuk, Michelle Nichols, Dr. Grace Wolf-Chase, Steve Burkland, and Orilla Fetro.

Header Image: Scientists have obtained the first image of a black hole, using Event Horizon Telescope observations of the center of the galaxy M87. Photo credit: Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration

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Reyhaneh (Rey) Maktoufi
Visiting Researcher

"I have a pet black hole called Steve. He occasionally crushes my world." Rey is a PhD candidate in Media, Technology, and Society at Northwestern University. Her main fields of interest are science communication, curiosity, and public engagement with scientists. She currently enjoys working with different nonprofits such as the Adler Planetarium as a communication workshop facilitator and the Communicating Science Conference (ComSciCon) as an organizer. She also engages in science outreach through writing blog-posts and making science comics. Follow her on Instagram and twitter @thecosmicrey

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