After decades of speculation, theory, and indirect observation, we finally have visual proof: black holes exist. The first image of a black hole, released by the Event Horizon Telescope, or EHT, is truly astonishing. Ten years in the making, it is the highest resolution image in the history of science. The image is a triumph, but it is not an end. As we explore in this special issue, this is just the beginning.
Also in this issue:
- Robert Myers becomes Perimeter's new Director
- In conversation with Roger Penrose
- A young woman researcher explores the impact of Emmy Noether
- A quantum history of the light bulb
... and much more.