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Nothing Escapes From A Black Hole, And Now Astronomers Have Proof (Synopsis)

31 May 2017, 14:00 UTC
Nothing Escapes From A Black Hole, And Now Astronomers Have Proof (Synopsis) Mark A. Garlick/CfA
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Are event horizons real? With data taken from around a dozen observatories earlier this year, simultaneously, the Event Horizon Telescope is poised to put together the first-ever direct image of the black hole at the center of our galaxy Sagittarius A*. If event horizons are real, this data should be able to create the first-ever image of it, proving that nothing escapes from inside a black hole once you’ve been swallowed.

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