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By Seth Borenstein, Associated Press
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
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
The Event Horizon Telescope is expected to release the first image of a black hole on Wednesday. In preparation for what might be a momentous day, here’s what you need to know.
By Joshua Barajas
For years, actual images of black holes have remained elusive. The Event Horizon Telescope might be changing that as you read these words.
By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
Black holes are some of the most exotic objects in our universe. But how do you see something that, by definition, you can't see? The answer will take a telescope the size of the Earth.
By Joshua Barajas and Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
Deadly altitudes, breathtaking skies, treacherous roads, wild donkeys -- it's all part of working on the most sophisticated telescope in the world.
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