Important Innovations Collection: First Photo of a Black Hole In Space

First Photo of Black Hole in Space

Source: EHT Photo of Black Hole in Space

Historic Moment - Seeing the Unseeable
Astrophysics history was made today, when a team of international scientists released the world's first photo of a black hole deep in space, 54 million light years away.  Black holes are huge masses created when stars collapse in on themselves at the end of their life cycle.  They are so large and the gravitational field is so intense, nothing, even light, can escape them  For a great news blogs on this historic first, go to Important Innovations Collection: First Photo of a Black Hole In Space: Seeing the Unseeable Source:  EHT Historic Achievement in Astrophysics An international scientific team has released the first photo...

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