The project to glimpse the edge of a black hole: Reseachers reveal first image from ' event horizon' telescope will be released next year



An international network of telescopes may be on the verge of glimpsing the elusive ‘event horizon’ of a black hole for the first time.
Scientists with the Event Horizon Telescope, a ‘virtual Earth-sized telescope’ with points all around the globe, expect to spot the edge of the supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy in 2018.
The event horizon marks the boundary past which nothing can escape – and, by capturing a supermassive black hole as it devours all that comes near, scientists hope to uncover insight on the role of these objects in the evolution of the universe.
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19 December 2017 in Science &Technology, Views: 288
Source: Daily Mail
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