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How scientists are using black holes as tools for discovery

What’s in a name? For the scientists behind these marvelous monikers, it seems a catchy acronym is key.
Theoretical astrophysicist Avery Broderick reflects on the 20-year project that went from audacious idea to globe-stopping announcement.
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