Astrophysicists say we’re living in “a golden age of black holes.” To help illustrate why, here are three decade-defining advancements in the ongoing effort to unravel these cosmic wonders.
By Isabella Isaacs-Thomas
Imaging scientist Katie Bouman chats with the PBS NewsHour about how she crafted an algorithm that constructed the first ever photo of a black hole.
By Vicky Stein
A black hole is a cosmic abyss with gravity of such intensity that nothing, not even light, escapes it. Now, for the first time, a team of astronomers has released an image of the space anomaly, which is created when…
On Wednesday, the Event Horizon Telescope released the first-ever image of a black hole, a historic moment shared by scientists spread around the world.
By Nsikan Akpan
For years, actual images of black holes have remained elusive. The Event Horizon Telescope might be changing that as you read these words.
Astronomers find a supermassive black hole that stifles star formation by causing galactic warming.
A University of Maryland astrophysicist makes a discovery that could change the way we understand the behavior of black holes.
Hari interviews MIT's Shep Doeleman on plans to capture the first-ever black hole image.
Astronomers recently discovered two massive black holes more than 300 million light years away. Nothing, not even light, can escape the pull of these black holes, which are each 10 billion times the mass of the sun. University of California,…
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