Event Horizon Telescope Releases Humanity’s First Ever Black Hole Image

On Wednesday, astronomers revealed the first image ever taken of a black hole, bringing a dramatic conclusion to a decades-long effort. The iconic image offers humanity its first glimpse at the gas and debris that swirl around its event horizon, the point beyond which material disappears forever. A favorite object of science fiction has finally … Continue reading Event Horizon Telescope Releases Humanity’s First Ever Black Hole Image