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  • 24 Apr 2019
    Mitchell Begelman

    The First “Photograph” of a Black Hole

    The first image from the Event Horizon Telescope, centered on the nucleus of the giant elliptical galaxy M87, does not show the shadow of the black hole’s event horizon per se. What it does show is a region somewhat larger than the horizon, where spacetime is so distorted that photons can go into orbit around […]

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