“Peering Into the Unknown” –Theoretical Physicist Takes You Inside EHT’s Epic Black Hole Image

 

Galaxy M87

 

“You’re basically looking at a supermassive black hole that’s almost the size of our solar system,” or 38 billion kilometers in diameter, said Sera Markoff, an astrophysicist at the University of Amsterdam about today’s picture of the supermassive black hole at the center of elliptical galaxy M87 shown above.

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