Astronomers capture new polarized view of a black hole

Scientists from the international Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) collaboration announced Wednesday that they had been able to map the magnetic fields around a black hole using polarized light waves for the first time, releasing a stunning image of the supermassive object at the center of the Messier 87 (M87) galaxy. The team of more than 300 researchers had produced the first-ever image …

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GameStop loses second senior exec amid shakeup

Ryan Cohen’s GameStop overhaul continued with a second executive departure on Tuesday. The video game retailer’s chief customer officer Frank Hamlin will resign from the company on March 31 — second top executive to leave GameStop since it brought on Cohen to spearhead the mall-based retailer’s transition to an e-commerce company. The departure comes as …

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