The Difficult Task of Photographing Black Holes

In April 2017, eight radio telescopes focused on two black holes located in different areas, as researchers wanted to learn more about the elusive objects. This project is known as the Event Horizon Telescope, and the results of the research…
Astronomers Uncover a New Type of Black Holes

Black holes are some of the most elusive objects in the universe. Albert Einstein anticipated their existence more than one century ago, but the first picture of a black hole was recorded in April 2019 by the Event Horizon Telescope.…
Black Holes Can Revive Dead Stars, But Only Temporarily

The cosmos is a mysterious place. Researchers have discovered that black holes can revive dead stars. More specifically, only “close encounters” with medium-sized black holes could temporarily bring dead stars back to life. That, at least, is the conclusion of new research…