“Paradoxical, Intriguing, Frightening” –The Black Hole Bigger Than Our Solar System

    Harvard history of science professor Peter L. Galison, a collaborator on Event Horizon Telescope (EHT), said that scientists proposed theoretical arguments for black holes as early as 1916. It was not until the 1970s, however, that researchers substantiated the theory by observing extremely dense areas of matter. Scientists announced in 2016 that, for … Continue reading “Paradoxical, Intriguing, Frightening” –The Black Hole Bigger Than Our Solar System