Human “See” The Black Hole For The First Time

Human “See” The Black Hole For The First Time

This is the first photograph of a black hole in human history. At 9 p.m. Beijing time on April 10, astronomers from all over the world, including China, announced the first real black hole at the same time. This visual evidence, captured by more than 200 researchers over 10 years from eight observation points on four continents, is expected to confirm that Einstein's general relativity still holds under extreme conditions. (Image provided by Event Vision Telescope Project Group) Mysterious celestial black holes are finally "seen" by humans. Hundreds of scientists participated in the cooperative event horizon telescope project, which held a press conference in many places around the world on the 10th, to release their first black hole photographs. The protagonist is a supermassive black hole at the center of Virgo's supergiant elliptical galaxy M87, 6.5 billion times the mass of the sun and about 55 million light-years from Earth.…