Day: April 12, 2019

Boeing makes 96 flights to test software on troubled Max jet

April 12, 2019

Boeing’s CEO says crews have made 96 flights to test a software update for its troubled 737 Max jet and will make more in coming weeks as the company attempts to convince regulators to let the plane fly again. Dennis Muilenburg also said on Thursday that the company has met with pilots and airline officials […]

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Gadget in Extremis: EHT radio telescope array captures first picture of Black hole

April 12, 2019

We’re talking the rather-large black hole at the heart of Messier 87 in the galaxy Virgo A, which has now been captured by the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) collaboration – a planet-scale array of eight ground-based radio telescopes. It’s been linking radio dishes across the globe to create an “Earth-sized interferometer” in order to measure the size […]

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