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How Researchers Produce Sharp Images of a Black Hole

24 Mar 2020, 20:47 UTC
How Researchers Produce Sharp Images of a Black Hole via Universe Today

In April of 2019, the Event Horizon Telescope collaboration history made history when it released the first image of a black hole ever taken. This accomplishment was decades in the making and triggered an international media circus. The picture was the result of a technique known as interferometry, where observatories across the world combined light from their telescopes to create a composite image.

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