Astronomers have finally glimpsed the blackness of a black hole. By stringing together a global network of radio telescopes, they have for the first time produced a picture of an event horizon — a black hole’s perilous edge — against a backdrop of swirling light.

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Image of a black hole at the centre of the galaxy M87 obtained by the Event Horizon Telescope network.

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