First Image Of Black Hole To Be Captured With 'BlackHoleCam'

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A team of European astrophysicists plans to capture the world's first image of a black hole, and a newly awarded grant may help that dream come true.

The European Research Council has given 14 million euros (about $19.3 million at current exchange rates) to the team behind BlackHoleCam. This project aims to peer at the supermassive black hole at the core of our Milky Way galaxy and image its event horizon — the theorized boundary beyond which nothing, not even light, can escape.

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Soldierone2694d ago

It'd be awesome to see what was on the other side of it. Do things just get compacted and destroyed? Or does it lead somewhere?

Tie it to a shoe string and pull it out, like a soda machine with a quarter in cartoons ;)