On Thursday, a team of scientists from the American Astronomical Society published a new image of the supermassive black hole at the heart of the M87 galaxy, which was already photographed in 2019.
Why is this important?By studying black holes, scientists can learn a lot about the origin of the universe and the basic laws of physics. But due to the nature of things, it is very difficult to notice them. After all, black holes are objects with such a strong gravitational pull that not even light can escape from them.
In the news: To create the image, the scientists used the same set of data used to create the 2019 image.
- The 2019 photo was it The first black hole. The image showed a ring of light, consisting of matter accelerated almost to the speed of light by the enormous forces in the vicinity of the black hole. Due to the enormous friction created, the matter lights up, causing a black hole in the center to obliquely
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