Humanity got its first glimpse of a real black hole earlier this year when scientists from the Event Horizon Telescope collaboration unveiled an image of the gravitational behemoth at the centre of the M87 galaxy.
The image made front-page headlines around the world and represented the power of scientific collaboration to achieve what was once – not very long ago – considered impossible.
You likely saw the news coverage. How much do you remember, and how much of the information fell forever past your memory’s event horizon?
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