‘We’re seeing the unseeable’: Scientists reveal first ever image of a black hole

Courtesy: European Commission

In a much heralded scientific breakthrough, a group of astronomers from the Event Horizon Telescope have unveiled the first-ever image of a black hole.

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The real deal: astronomers deliver first photo of black hole

The first photo of a black hole, one of the star-devouring monsters scattered across the Universe and obscured by impenetrable shields of gravity, is unveiled during a press conference in Brussels. Data needed to construct the picture was gathered in April 2017 by the Event Horizon Telescope, a joined-up network of eight radio telescopes spread across the globe. IMAGES