Finally, a Picture of the Milky Way's Supermassive Black Hole

Finally, a Picture of the Milky Way's Supermassive Black Hole

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More than three years after the release of the first-ever image of a black hole, scientists from the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) shared an image of Sagittarius A* (pronounced A-star) — the supermassive specimen sitting at the center of our own Milky Way galaxy. In this video, EHT's astronomers, astrophysicists and data scientists explain the science behind the big discovery.

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