First Image of a Black Hole

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Event Horizon Telescope researchers reveal first-ever image of a black hole. 

 A global team of astronomers, led by Harvard scientists, has for the first time captured an image of a black hole.

The image, revealed today by researchers from the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT), shows a bright ring of material surrounding a dark center that marks the event horizon of the black hole — the “point of no return, where nothing, not even light — can escape.”

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