10/12/2020 Astrophysicists awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 2020 for discoveries about the black hole

This year the Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to astrophysicists Roger Penrose, Reinhard Genzel i Andrea Ghez for their discoveries about the black hole.

Roger Penrose was awarded half of the prize for "the discovery that black hole formation is a robust prediction of the general theory of relativity". Reinhard Genzel and Andrea Ghez shere the second half for  "the discovery of a supermassive compact object at the centre of our galaxy".

Our X-ray satelite ATHENA will also explore black holes.

Listen talk with prof. Agata Różańska from Nicolaus Copernicous Astronomical Center PAS about this year Nobel Prize https://www.rmf24.pl/nauka/news-penrose-udowodnil-ze-sa-ghez-i-genzel-je-znalezli-nobel-za-c,nId,4777008