Milky Way’s Black Hole Brought To Light

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Credit: Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration
An international team of astronomers has directly imaged for the first time the telltale ring of gas surrounding the black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy, some 27,000 light years from Earth. Black holes are regions of space so densely packed with matter that not even photons of light can...
Irene Klotz

Irene Klotz is Senior Space Editor for Aviation Week, based in Cape Canaveral. Before joining Aviation Week in 2017, Irene spent 25 years as a wire service reporter covering human and robotic spaceflight, commercial space, astronomy, science and technology for Reuters and United Press International.

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