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...

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