What does a black hole look like up close?
A simulation of what a black hole with a disk of gas swirling around it would look, given the bizarre effects of its fierce gravity on the light from the disk. Credit:
NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center/Jeremy Schnittman
Via Bad Astronomy
Black Hole Size Comparison M87
“I think Voyager 1 would be just past the event horizon, but slightly less than halfway to the bright ring.”
– The Astrophysical Journal Letters – IOPscience Focus on the First Event Horizon Telescope Results
– NASA news:
Black Hole Image Makes History; NASA Telescopes Coordinated Observations
NSF Media resources
(Official website) Event Horizon Telescope
Cool, on April 10, we may see the first ever close-up image of a
thanks to the black hole . Event Horizon Telescope
A simulated image shows the turbulent plasma in the extreme environment around a black hole.
Via NSF press note->
NSF press conference on first result from Event Horizon Telescope project
ESA’s star mapping mission,
, has shown our Gaia Milky Way galaxy is still enduring the effects of a near collision that set millions of stars moving like ripples on a pond.
Gaia hints at our Galaxy’s turbulent life
Is our universe one of many?
on the Stanford-news five-part series , by Ker Than (illustrations by Eric Nyquist). String Theory Landscape
during one full solar rotation (top), and magnetic field
composite image generated from
photographs taken on the day of the
(bottom left) vs. the model’s predictions (bottom right). total eclipse
Credits: Predictive Science Inc./Miloslav Druckmüller, Peter Aniol, Shadia Habbal/NASA Goddard, Joy Ng