Why the new image of a supermassive black hole is an ‘extraordinary validation’ of Albert Einstein’s best-known theory

Scientists had long inferred that, at the heart of our very own Milky Way Galaxy, there lurked a voracious, invisible monster, skulking in the shadows of warped space and time, consuming all that came its way. They’d made the deduction through observations of how the stars and the galactic dust — how even the light … Read more

Astronomers to unveil groundbreaking results about the center of our galaxy

If the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) sounds familiar, it’s because its team was responsible for a pretty impressive achievement. Back in 2019, the team released the first-ever image of a black hole’s event horizon, a stunning development that at the time marked an incredible milestone for radio astronomy and physics. Now, the EHT, collaborating with … Read more