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Scientists Reveal First Photo Of Black Hole
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Using a global network of telescopes to see “the unseeable,” an international scientific team on Wednesday announced a milestone in astrophysics - the first-ever photo of a black hole - in an achievement that validated a pillar of science put forward by Albert Einstein more than a century ago.
Black holes are monstrous celestial entities exerting gravitational fields so vicious that no matter or light can escape.
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Images taken by Reuters photographers around the world in April 2019, including the Notre-Dame fire, the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka and the first-ever photo of a black hole. Produced by Canice..
At the center of a galaxy more than 55 million light-years away, there's a supermassive black hole with the mass of several billion suns. And now, for the first time ever, we can see it. Astrophysicist..