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University of Amsterdam

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Astronomers capture first image of a black hole
A group of astronomers including the UvA's Prof. Sera Markoff have managed to take a photo of a supermassive black hole and its shadow. They used the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT), a worldwide network of eight radio telescopes, that together form a virtual telescope the size of the earth.


Climate goals cannot be met without far-reaching innovation and integrated policy

Realising the international climate goals requires transformative changes and an integrated approach. That's the message of a new Global GEO-6 report from the UN, co-chaired by UvA professor Joyeeta Gupta.

Parents and ‘smart crib’ can soothe baby with sensory stimuli

What is the most effective way for parents to soothe their crying babies? A combination of sensory stimuli – by way of swaddling, sound and movement – can help, according to a new study by SEIN, the expertise centre for epilepsy and sleep medicine, and the UvA.

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