Archive for October 18th, 2002

It reopened one of the bastions of knowledge: The Library of Alexandria.

Friday, October 18th, 2002 433 reads

With roots that date back more than 2,000 years ago, one of the most famous centres of learning of the site was reopened this week.
The egyptian president Hosni Mubarak and representatives from all over the world, among them Jacques Chirac, Carlo Ciampi, and Costis Stephanopoulos, attended the ceremony of re-inauguration on Wednesday.

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

Friday, October 18th, 2002 418 reads

On Wednesday confirmed the discovery of a huge black hole in the center of the galaxy that would be absorbing everything around it, including light.
After observing the motion of a star around a gravitational field is invisible, we confirmed the presence of the black hole, since there is nothing known in the universe that can describe these effects.