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Team glimpses black hole’s secrets

Observations in M87 suggest promise of budding telescope network

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2:03pm, September 27, 2012

A network of radio telescopes has produced the most detailed observations yet of a supermassive black hole in one distant galaxy’s churning heart. The observations, reported online September 27 in Science, may help explain how some active galactic nuclei launch powerful plasma jets thousands of light-years into space.

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