Computer scientist Katie Bouman. Photo: Facebook

Black hole photo turns US scientist Katie Bouman, 29, into overnight star

  • The computer scientist developed an algorithm named CHIRP that allowed researchers to take the world’s first image of the phenomenon
  • The volume of data to be sorted – four petabytes (4 million billion bytes) – was contained in a mountain of computer hard drives
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Computer scientist Katie Bouman. Photo: Facebook
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