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The Event Horizon Telescope: How It Works

Discover Magazine - Wed 10 Apr 19

A black hole isn't an easy thing to photograph. The famously inscrutable objects are so dense that even light can’t escape their vicinity. By definition, they are invisible. So when the Event ...

Event Horizon Telescope Releases Humanity's First Ever Black Hole Image

Discover Magazine - Wed 10 Apr 19

On Wednesday, astronomers revealed the first image ever taken of a black hole, bringing a dramatic conclusion to a decades-long effort. The iconic image offers humanity its first glimpse at ...

First ever real image of a black hole revealed

Newscientist - Wed 10 Apr 19

Researchers at the Event Horizon Telescope have released the first ever picture of a black hole

First ever photo of black hole revealed by astronomers, changing our understanding of the entire universe

The Independent - Wed 10 Apr 19

The first ever photo of a black hole has been revealed by scientists.

The first picture of a black hole opens a new era of astrophysics

ScienceNews - Wed 10 Apr 19

Astronomers used a network of telescopes around the world to take a picture of the supermassive black hole in the galaxy M87.

First ever black hole image released

BBC News - Wed 10 Apr 19

Astronomers have taken the first ever image of a black hole, which is located in a distant galaxy.

Black hole picture, revealed: First look from across the universe - CNET

CNET - Wed 10 Apr 19

The Event Horizon Telescope captures one of the most powerful objects in existence. And basically, it's the Eye of Sauron.

3 Huge Questions the Black Hole Image Didn't Answer

Livescience - Wed 10 Apr 19

Almost nothing in the black hole image surprised astrophysicists. These are the three biggest mysteries it left unsolved, and two questions it did answer.

'We've now seen the unseeable' First-ever photo of a black hole revealed

USA today - Wed 10 Apr 19

Astronomers released first picture of a black hole. What we're seeing in the image is gas and dust circling around the hole, far enough away to be safe.        

Groundbreaking black hole image gets reborn as Firefox logo, bagel - CNET

CNET - Wed 10 Apr 19

Twitter users are hungry to make doughnut, Soundgarden and Eye of Sauron jokes about the much-anticipated picture released Wednesday.

This is how the real photo of a black hole stacks up to artists’ impressions

The Verge - Wed 10 Apr 19

Not bad, considering Continue reading…

'Seeing the unseeable': Scientists reveal first photo of black hole

Reuters - Wed 10 Apr 19

Using a global network of telescopes to see "the unseeable," an international scientific team on Wednesday announced a milestone in astrophysics - the first-ever photo of a black hole - in an ...

What Does the Freaky Image of the Black Hole Actually Look Like?

Gizmodo - Wed 10 Apr 19

Today, scientists revealed the first-ever image of a black hole at a press conference in Washington, D.C. This is a huge deal, as Harvard & Smithsonian astrophysicist Center for Astrophysics ...

Astronomers Capture Image of Black Hole for the First Time

Geek.com - Wed 10 Apr 19

On Wednesday, astronomers captured the first image of a black hole for the first time, a cosmic abyss that is deep, dark, and dense with a tiny bit of light. “This is a […] The post ...

The first-ever image of a black hole has been released

Techspot - Wed 10 Apr 19

The supermassive black hole is located at the center of the Messier 87 galaxy, which is 55 million light years from Earth. The image was captured by the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT), which ...

First Ever Image of a Black Hole

KQED Science - Wed 10 Apr 19

The world is seeing the first image of a black hole Wednesday. The image shows a dark disc, some 55 million light years from Earth, outlined by emissions from swirling hot gas.

We’ve now got images of the environment at a black hole’s event horizon

Ars Technica - Wed 10 Apr 19

Black holes exist, and we've now seen light from next to the event horizon.

How the Event Horizon Telescope Hunts for Black Hole Silhouettes

SPACE.com - Wed 10 Apr 19

The secret of the project's success is linking radio dishes across the globe to create a virtual telescope about the size of Earth.

Remarkable photo of black hole released in astrophysics breakthrough

Reuters - Wed 10 Apr 19

An international scientific team on Wednesday announced a milestone in astrophysics - the first-ever photo of a black hole - using a global network of telescopes to gain insight into celestial ...

Remarkable image of black hole released in astrophysics breakthrough, Reuters - Wed 10 Apr 19

The first-ever image of a black hole is basically the Eye of Sauron - CNET

CNET - Wed 10 Apr 19

A global collaboration of astronomers using a virtual, worldwide array called the Event Horizon Telescope have imaged one of the most powerful objects in the universe.

See the first image ever taken of a supermassive black hole

The Verge - Wed 10 Apr 19

For the first time ever, humanity can gaze at an actual photograph of a supermassive black hole. It’s an achievement that’s taken supercomputers, eight telescopes stationed ...

Here’s the first image of a black hole

TechCrunch - Wed 10 Apr 19

Say hello to the black hole deep inside the Messier 87, a galaxy located in the Virgo cluster some 55 million light years away. It may seem underwhelming at first, but it’s one of four images ...

IT'S HERE: The First-Ever Close-Up of a Black Hole

Livescience - Wed 10 Apr 19

The Event Horizons Telescope has produced its first image, and it's a stunner

Event Horizon Telescope to Unveil Big Black Hole News Today! Watch Live

SPACE.com - Wed 10 Apr 19

The Event Horizon Telescope project is unveiling a major black hole discovery Wednesday morning (April 10) at 9 a.m. EDT (1300 GMT), and you can watch the event live.

'Black Holes: The First Image' Premieres Tonight on Science Channel (Video)

SPACE.com - Wed 10 Apr 19

Learn how a scientific team used radio telescopes to peer past galactic clouds of dust and gas trying to take the first-ever photograph a black hole.

Here’s the first-ever image of a black hole

Fastcompany Tech - Wed 10 Apr 19

So that’s what a black hole looks like. This morning, scientists revealed the first-ever photograph of a black hole. By its very nature, a black hole cannot be seen, because a black hole ...

Scientists Reveal the First Picture of a Black Hole

Wired Science Blogs - Wed 10 Apr 19

The Event Horizon Telescope has captured a photo of a supermassive black hole at the center of M87, a galaxy 54 million light years away.

Event Horizon Telescope releases first ever black hole image

Astronomy.com - Wed 10 Apr 19

After decades of theorizing about the possibility of catching a black hole image, astronomers have finally pulled it off. The results offer new insights into the mysterious objects.

Supermassive Black Hole At The Heart Of The Messier 87 Galaxy Revealed

Science 2.0 - Wed 10 Apr 19

An international team of over 200 astronomers, including scientists from MIT’s Haystack Observatory, has captured the first direct images of a black hole.read more

First direct images of a black hole, Science Blog - Wed 10 Apr 19

How the Event Horizon Telescope imaged an invisible black hole

Astronomy.com - Wed 10 Apr 19

Hint: it's much harder than it sounds.

Messier 87 — First Black Hole Image

Science 2.0 - Wed 10 Apr 19

The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) — a planet-scale array of eight ground-based radio telescopes forged through international collaboration — was designed to capture images of a black hole. ...

Astronomers capture first image of a black hole, Eurekalert - Wed 10 Apr 19

Watch live: Scientists unveil image of supermassive black hole's event horizon

UPI - Wed 10 Apr 19

An international team of scientists is expected to share the first images of a supermassive black hole captured by the Event Horizon Telescope on Wednesday.

Watch the ‘black hole photo reveal’ live here

Watts Up With That? - Wed 10 Apr 19

The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) project is unveiling a major black hole discovery Wednesday morning (April 10), and you can watch the event live. We live in the golden (or maybe platinum) ...

See the first real pictures of a black hole revealed live

Techradar - Wed 10 Apr 19

The close-up images captured by the Event Horizon Telescope could challenge the Theory of Relativity.

Astronomers reveal first-ever image of a black hole

Phys.org (news wire) - Wed 10 Apr 19

Working together as a 'virtual telescope,' observatories around the world produce first direct images of a black hole

ScienceDaily - Wed 10 Apr 19

An international team of over 200 astronomers has captured the first direct images of a black hole. They accomplished this remarkable feat by coordinating the power of eight major radio observatories ...