Event Horizon Telescope

What’s Next for the Event Horizon Telescope? Twelve Possible New Targets

Both the Milky Way and a galaxy known as M87 have supermassive black holes at their core. These are the…

3 weeks ago

Black Holes: Why study them? What makes them so fascinating?

Over the last few months, Universe Today has explored a plethora of scientific fields, including impact craters, planetary surfaces, exoplanets,…

2 months ago

New View Reveals Magnetic Fields Around Our Galaxy’s Giant Black Hole

Fresh imagery from the Event Horizon Telescope traces the lines of powerful magnetic fields spiraling out from the edge of…

4 months ago

The Event Horizon Telescope Zooms in on a Black Hole's Jet

The Event Horizon Telescope has given us amazing views of the supermassive black holes at the hearts of M87 and…

5 months ago

What Could a Next Generation Event Horizon Telescope Do?

Telescopes have come a long way in a little over four hundred years! It was 1608 that Dutch spectacle maker…

7 months ago

Pulsars Could Help Map the Black Hole at the Center of the Milky Way

The BlackHoleCam project, part of the Event Horizon Telescope consortium, will use the powerful EHT array to search for pulsars…

1 year ago

Artificial Intelligence Produces a Sharper Image of M87’s Big Black Hole

Astronomers have used machine learning to sharpen up the Event Horizon Telescope's first picture of a black hole --- an…

1 year 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

Scientist sees deep meaning in black holes after Event Horizon Telescope’s triumph

Why are black holes so alluring? You could cite plenty of reasons: They’re matter-gobbling monsters, making them the perfect plot device…

3 years ago

What Comes After Photographing a Black Hole's Event Horizon? Could we see the Photon Ring?

The Next Generation Event Horizon Telescope may reveal the dark edge of a black hole's event horizon.

3 years ago