Event Horizon Telescope

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…

1 week 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.

2 weeks ago

The Event Horizon Telescope has Revealed the Magnetic Field Lines Around M87's Central Black Hole

A new look at the black hole in M87 tells us about the magnetic fields that drive its activity.

3 months ago

Einstein. Right again

Astronomers can now test the limit of relativity and whether new physics lies beyond Einstein's model.

9 months ago

The Shadow from M87’s Supermassive Black Hole has Been Observed Wobbling Around the Galaxy for Years

Over the past decade, the shadow of a black hole in M87 has been wobbling, which tells us about how…

9 months ago

How Researchers Produce Sharp Images of a Black Hole

A new study by members of the Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) has shown how new images of black…

1 year ago

There Could be Planets Orbiting Around Supermassive Black Holes

A team of scientists from Japan have theorized that planetary systems could form around Supermassive Black Holes.

2 years ago

Ep. 526: Event Horizon Telescope and the Black Hole at M87

Today, of course, we're going to talk about the announcement from the Event Horizon Telescope and the first photograph of…

2 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…

2 years ago

One of Our Best Views of the Supermassive Black Hole at the Heart of the Milky Way

An almost unimaginably enormous black hole is situated at the heart of the Milky Way. It's called a Supermassive Black…

2 years ago