M87*'s Event Horizon Image. One Year Later

In 2017, a worldwide collection of radio telescopes gathered data about the event horizon around the supermassive black hole at…

6 months ago

Here's What it Would Take to See a Black Hole's Photon Ring

In 2019, the Event Horizon Telescope gave us the first-ever image of a black hole's event horizon, revealing the area…

9 months ago

Astronomers are Hoping the Event Horizon Telescope saw Pulsars Near the Milky Way's Supermassive Black Hole

The Event Horizon Telescope is a collection of radio telescopes across the globe that simultaneously gathered data about the Milky…

11 months ago

Quasars Produce Giant Jets That Focus Like Lasers. Why They Focus is Still a Mystery, but it’s not Coming From the Galaxy Itself

New technologies bring new astronomical insights, which is especially satisfying when they help answer debates that have been ongoing for…

2 years ago

Astronomers Have Revealed a Black Hole's Photon Ring for the First Time

Using data from the Event Horizon Telescope, a team of astronomers have calculated the photon ring of M87*.

2 years ago

The Event Horizon Telescope Zooms in on Another Supermassive Black Hole

The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) just captured another amazing image, this time of the relativistic jet coming from the center…

3 years ago

Space Telescopes Could Provide Next-Level Images of Black Hole Event Horizons

Back in 2019, the world was treated to the first ever image of a black hole, which was originally captured…

3 years ago

It’s Finally here. The First Ever Image of a Black Hole

"We have taken the first picture of a black hole." EHT project director Sheperd S. Doeleman of the Center for…

5 years ago

Astronomers Poised to Capture Image of Supermassive Milky Way Black Hole

Scientists have long suspected that supermassive black holes (SMBH) reside at the center of every large galaxy in our universe.…

10 years ago

First-Ever Image of a Black Hole to be Captured by Earth-Sized Scope

[/caption] "Sgr A* is the right object, VLBI is the right technique, and this decade is the right time." So…

13 years ago