By representing a black fetus, a student reveals the invisibilization of diversity in medicine

An anatomical cut of a pregnant woman. This image, often represented in medical textbooks, presents an immutable constant: it is always represented in the body of a white woman. In December 2021, when he created the image of a fetus in the body of a black woman, Chidiebere Ibe, a Nigerian medical student, enabled a … Read more

Life imprisonment in the murder trial of black jogger

Status: 08.01.2022 00:10 Less than two years after the fatal shooting at the black jogger Arbery in the US state of Georgia, the perpetrators have been sentenced to life imprisonment. The judge ruled out early release for two of the men. Less than two years after the murder of the black jogger Ahmaud Arbery in … Read more

Sidney Poitier, the first black comedian to receive the Oscar for best actor, in 1964, is dead

Sidney Poitier in a scene from the film “Le Lys des champs”, in 1963. BETTMANN ARCHIVE For a few months, in 1967, the year of In the heat of the Night and of Guess who’s coming to dinner ?, Sidney Poitier, who died Thursday January 6 at the age of 94 in Los Angeles, was … Read more

Resolving the black hole ‘fuzzball or wormhole’ debate

Journal Reference: Bin Guo, Marcel R. R. Hughes, Samir D. Mathur, Madhur Mehta. Contrasting the fuzzball and wormhole paradigms for black holes. Turkish Journal of Physics, 2021 [abstract] The study attempts to put to rest the debate over Stephen Hawking’s famous information paradox, the problem created by Hawking’s conclusion that any data that enters a … Read more

Astronomers capture black hole eruption spanning 16 times the full Moon in the sky

Journal Reference: B. McKinley, S. J. Tingay, M. Gaspari, R. P. Kraft, C. Matherne, A. R. Offringa, M. McDonald, M. S. Calzadilla, S. Veilleux, S. S. Shabala, S. D. J. Gwyn, J. Bland-Hawthorn, D. Crnojević, B. M. Gaensler, M. Johnston-Hollitt. Multi-scale feedback and feeding in the closest radio galaxy Centaurus A. Nature Astronomy, 2021; DOI: … Read more

United States: policewoman convicted of manslaughter of black driver

Kim Potter alongside her lawyer in court where she was convicted of manslaughter on December 23, 2021, in Minneapolis. AP After three days of deliberation, a jury in a court in Minneapolis (Minnesota) found guilty of manslaughter on Thursday, December 23, an American police officer who had killed a young African-American driver during a traffic … Read more

Are black holes and dark matter the similar?

Journal Reference: Nico Cappelluti, Günther Hasinger, Priyamvada Natarajan. Exploring the high-redshift PBH-ΛCDM Universe: early black hole seeding, the first stars and cosmic radiation backgrounds. The Astrophysical Journal, 2021 [abstract] That’s the implication of a study by astrophysicists at the University of Miami, Yale University, and the European Space Agency that suggests that black holes have … Read more

Deepest images yet of Milky Way’s supermassive black hole

Journal References: R. Abuter, N. Aimar, A. Amorim, J. Ball, M. Bauböck, S. Gillessen, F. Widmann, G. Heissel. Mass distribution in the Galactic Center based on interferometric astrometry of multiple stellar orbits. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 2021; DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361/202142465 J. Stadler, A. Drescher. Deep images of the Galactic center with GRAVITY. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 2021; DOI: … Read more

Black adds minutes, he wants to be at the barracks! I made myself a training monster, he claims –

How is your body? I feel better and better, everything is going well. Exactly as we decided with the coach and the medical team. We agreed that we would do our best during the winter break to be 100% ready at the beginning of the new year. I like this plan. I am a player … Read more

Super-bright stellar explosion is likely a dying star giving birth to a black hole or neutron star

Super-bright stellar explosion is likely a dying star giving birth to a black hole or neutron star – NovLink Home Mash M Super-bright stellar explosion is likely a dying star giving birth to a black hole or neutron star We would like to give thanks to the author of this write-up for this incredible material … Read more