Meet Katie Bouman A 29-year-old female graduate student who is going viral for her crucial role in making this week’s first-ever images of a black hole possible. She did something scientist have never been able to do. Katie Bouman developed a crucial algorithm at MIT that helped devise imaging methods which led to the black hole photograph. Now that the pic has shown up the internet is all a buzz and the look on her face says it all, it shows her looking as shocked as the black hole image appeared on her computer.
I would imagine Katie has some opportunities coming her way soon wouldn’t you like NASA,