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First black hole image

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Posted at Apr 10 2019 09:54 PM | Updated as of Apr 11 2019 03:51 AM

First black hole image

The first ever image of a black hole and its fiery halo released by Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) astronomers on Wednesday. The image is the "most direct proof of their existence," according to one of the project’s lead scientists.