Picture news April 11, 2019

April 11 – Astronomers on Wednesday unveiled the first photo of a black hole, one of the star-devouring monsters scattered throughout the Universe and obscured by impenetrable shields of gravity. The image of a dark core encircled by a flame-orange halo of white-hot plasma looks like any number of artists’ renderings over the last 30 years. Photo courtesy of EHT

Manila, Phillipines, April 11 – CT scan and the structure of the right maxillary P3 – M2 of Homo luzonensis from Callao Cave. An international team of researchers have uncovered the remains of a new species of human in the Philippines, proving the region played a key role in hominin evolutionary history. The new species, Homo luzonensis is named after Luzon Island, where the more than 50,000 year old fossils were found during excavations at Callao Cave. Photo courtesy of Callao Cave Research Project
MANILA, Philippines, April 11 -American troops check their gears after taking part in the Joint U.S.-Philippine Military Exercise flag dubbed “Balikatan 2019”. Photo courtesy of PTI Photo
Minsk, Belarus, April 11 – Yelizaveta Abramkina (center) react as winner announced. The Minsk City stage of the nationwide contest of beauty and talent Spring Queen 2019 took place in the capital city on 8 April. The crown went to Yelizaveta Abramkina, student of Belarusian State Economic University. Photo courtesy of Belta