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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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Update: In April 2019, scientists published the first-ever image of a black hole. You can see it here, and learn more about how this historic image was made. Impossibly dense, deep, and powerful, black holes reveal the limits of physics. Nothing can escape one, not even light. Even though black holes …

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