All you need to know about the history of black holes

Scientists have the first-ever picture of a black hole. Here’s the historical context

illustration of a black hole

BLACK HOLE BIOGRAPHY  The story of how black holes (one illustrated) came to be accepted into the scientific canon is a tale worth recounting.

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