Archive for October 18th, 2002

Reopened one of the bastions of knowledge: The Library of Alexandria.

Friday, October 18th, 2002 265 reads

With roots dating back more than 2,000 years ago, one of the most famous centers of learning of humanity was reopened this week.
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and representatives worldwide, including Jacques Chirac, Carlo Ciampi and Costis Stephanopoulos attended the reopening ceremony Wednesday.

Confirm the existence of a massive black hole in the Milky Way.

Friday, October 18th, 2002 238 reads

On Wednesday confirmed the discovery of a massive black hole at the center of the galaxy that would absorb everything around them, including light.
After observing the motion of a star around an invisible gravitational field, the presence of the black hole is confirmed, since there is nothing in the known universe that can describe these effects.

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