Collection: Event Horizon Telescope

The quest to understand black holes

More Stories in Event Horizon Telescope

  1. Astronomy

    4 things we’ll learn from the first closeup image of a black hole

    Scientists are gearing up to release the first image of the black hole at the center of the galaxy. Here’s what they hope to find out.

  2. black hole event horizon

    Event Horizon Telescope to try to capture images of elusive black hole edge

    Network of radio observatories will attempt a first-ever glimpse at an event horizon.

  3. Cosmology

    The mysterious boundary

    A debate has arisen over whether an astronaut passing a black hole’s point of no return would get stretched to death or flash-fried. Resolving the controversy may lead to new insights about gravity and more.