Could an Earth-sized virtual telescope provide the first ever image of a BLACK HOLE? 



We could soon have the first image of a supermassive black hole.
Scientists have built a 'virtual-telescope' which will be observing the black hole, Sagittarius A, between 5-14 April.
Sagittarius A has never been seen directly but scientists know it exists because of the effect it has on nearby stars. 
The image will be a key test for Einstein's theory of gravity and could cause us to rewrite our understanding of basic physics.
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HOW DOES THE TELESCOPE WORK? The telescope relies on a network of widely spaced radio antennas.
These are all over the world - in the South... read more

 
17 February 2017 in Science &Technology, Views: 45
Source: Daily Mail
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