Archive for October 18th, 2002

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

Friday, October 18th, 2002 367 readings

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

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

Friday, October 18th, 2002 349 readings

On Wednesday they confirmed the discovery of a huge black hole in the center of the galaxy that would absorb everything around them, including light.
After observing the movement of a star around an invisible gravitational field of the black hole's presence was confirmed, because there is nothing known in the universe that can describe these effects.

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