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The shadow of a black hole is observed at the center of the galaxy M87. The bright ring is created by light that actually bends in the intense gravity around the object. Image: Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration

Black Hole’s Shadow Seen for the First Time

The heart of the beast has finally been spotted. Or at least the membrane surrounding the heart. The first-ever direct image of a black hole’s shadow was released today by an international team of scientists after a…



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Robert Roy Britt

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Independent journalist covering physical health & mental wellness, author of “Make Sleep Your Superpower: A Guide to Greater Health, Happiness & Productivity.”