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The first-ever image of a black hole was released Wednesday by a consortium of researchers, showing the "black hole at the center of galaxy M87, outlined by emission from hot gas swirling around it under the influence of strong gravity near its event horizon." CREDIT: Event Horizon Telescope collaboration et al

‘We Have Seen What We Thought Was Unseeable.’ Scientists Unveil First Image Of A Black Hole

The world is seeing the first-ever image of a black hole Wednesday, as an international team of researchers from the Event Horizon Telescope project released their look at the supermassive black hole at the center of galaxy Messier 87 (M87). The image shows a dark disc “outlined by emission from hot gas swirling around it under the influence of strong gravity near its event horizon,” the consortium said. Continue Reading ‘We Have Seen What We Thought Was Unseeable.’ Scientists Unveil First Image Of A Black Hole

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