Yesterday, Earthlings first laid eyes on an actual image of a black hole — turning what lived only in our collective imaginations into concrete reality.
A black hole is a location in space that possesses so much gravity, nothing can escape its pull, even light. Learn more about what black holes are and the latest news.
The researchers who captured the first-ever images of a black hole don't plan to rest on their laurels.
When scientists with the Event Horizon Telescope unveiled the first image of a black hole April 10, astronomers around the world rejoiced. And so did Google.
The secret of the project's success is linking radio dishes across the globe to create a virtual telescope about the size of Earth.
For the first time ever, humanity has photographed a black hole, shining light on an exotic realm that had long been beyond our ken.
Learn how a scientific team used radio telescopes to peer past galactic clouds of dust and gas trying to take the first-ever photograph a black hole.
The Event Horizon Telescope project is unveiling a major black hole discovery Wednesday morning (April 10) at 9 a.m. EDT (1300 GMT), and you can watch the event live.
On Wednesday (April 10), the international Event Horizon Telescope project will release the first results from its plan to image black holes. But what exactly is an event horizon?
Astronomers orchestrated radio dish telescopes across the world into an Earth-size virtual camera for a bold new experiment attempting to deliver the first-ever image of a black hole.
The monster black hole at the Milky Way's heart isn't the only beast capable of booting stars out of the galaxy, a new study suggests.
Astronomers have spotted hundreds of thousands of previously unknown galaxies, a raft of new studies reports.