Grant Name:

Imaging supermassive black holes with an Earth-sized radio telescope

  • Date Awarded:
    Feb 2013
     
  • Amount:
    $1,777,000
     
  • Term:
    36 months
     
  • Grant ID:
    GBMF3561
     
  • Funding Area:
    Science
     
 
 

In support of the development of a next-generation high-speed digital data acquisition system for the Event Horizon Telescope—-a worldwide network of millimeter-wave telescopes that will have the greatest resolving power of any astronomical instrument ever assembled, and allow imaging of the "surface" (event horizon) of a supermassive black hole.

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