A photo of Andrew Chael (left) and Katie Bouman. Photo: Andrew Chael/Twitter A photo of Andrew Chael (left) and Katie Bouman. Photo: Andrew Chael/Twitter
A photo of Andrew Chael (left) and Katie Bouman. Photo: Andrew Chael/Twitter
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Online trolls wage ‘sexist vendetta’ against black hole scientist Katie Bouman using photo of team member Andrew Chael – but he fights back

  • Viral memes claim Harvard graduate student wrote ‘850,000 of the 900,000 lines of code’ for the algorithm used to produce the image, which Chael denies
  • Both scientists emphasise teamwork aspect of historic astrophysics breakthrough

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A photo of Andrew Chael (left) and Katie Bouman. Photo: Andrew Chael/Twitter A photo of Andrew Chael (left) and Katie Bouman. Photo: Andrew Chael/Twitter
A photo of Andrew Chael (left) and Katie Bouman. Photo: Andrew Chael/Twitter
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