Erik Ortiz
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Most images of black holes are illustrations. Here’s what our telescopes actually capture.

Most images of black holes are illustrations. Here’s what our telescopes actually capture.

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Impossibly dense, deep, and powerful, black holes reveal the limits of physics. Nothing can escape one, not even light. Even though black holes excite the imagination like few other concepts in science, the truth is that no astronomer has actually seen one. We’ve “heard” them, so to speak, as …

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