Science news briefing: Fossil of a pregnant intact ichthyosaur from Chile's Patagonia Glacier;  Black hole hunters have set their sights on the center of the Milky Way

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Fossil of intact, pregnant ichthyosaurs recovered from Patagonia Glacier in Chile

Chilean scientists have recovered one of the world’s most complete ichthyosaur fossils with intact embryos from the Tyndale Glacier in Chile’s Patagonia region. Scientists called the preserved and pregnant ancient marine reptile “Fiona”. The 4-meter fossil will help scientists study the embryonic development of ichthyosaurs, which roamed the seas between 90 and 250 million years ago.

Black hole hunters have set their sights on the center of the Milky Way

Lives at the center of our spiral Milky Way galaxy, a supermassive black hole 4 million times the mass of our Sun that consumes any matter including gas, dust and stray stars within its immense gravity. Scientists have been using the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT), a global network of observatories that work collectively to monitor radio sources associated with black holes, to study the inhabitants of this Milky Way, and they made an announcement Thursday that they might finally get an image. from him. The black hole is called Sagittarius A* or SgrA*.

(With input from agencies.)

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