How to watch the first-ever image of a Black Hole from space

Scientific history is about to created today. The guys at NASA will reveal what is believed to be the first-ever image of an actual black hole in space.

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Dubbed “Black Holes: The First Image”, a presentation will be unveiled tonight at around 6.30pm Indian time on YouTube. The video will feature animations and actual data around supermassive black holes that have always remained a mystery.

The astronomical community across the world hopes to see the first image of a black hole, particularly the one placed at the center of galaxy M87. It will be streamed live on the US National Science Foundation’s website.

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The community believes that almost every major galaxy in our universe features a massive black hole at its center, and studying them will help improve our learning of space as a whole. However, don’t get your hopes too high around a spectacular image.

As YouTube channel Veritasium explains in this video, the image of a black hole can be underwhelming because light does not pass through a black hole. He says that this experiment will help us predict as to what happens in the gravitational area of a black hole.

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