Posts Tagged ‘Event Horizon Telescope’

Complete history of black holes. From Schwarzschild's calculations to the discovery of gravitational waves
Complete history of black holes. From Schwarzschild’s calculations to the discovery of gravitational waves

Black hole devouring a partner star

The universe is a mysterious place. Planets, stars, galaxies – they all have their mysteries, still unexplained by science. But nothing is stranger and more amazing than black holes. They were first “formulated” in a hurried way, without much detail, but Einstein himself did not believe in such things, even though they were predicted by his theories. Many physicists have expressed skepticism about the reality of black holes. Here’s the incredible story behind the discovery of black holes; the incredible story of how the understanding and interpretation of black holes improved and how black holes affect the fundamental structure of the universe. Read on »