Black hole visionaries push the boundaries of knowledge in a new film

Black holes sit on the cusp of the unknowable. Anything that crosses a black hole’s threshold is lost forever, trapped by an extreme gravitational pull. That enigmatic quality makes the behemoths an enticing subject, scientists explain in the new documentary Black Holes: The Edge of All We Know.

The film follows two teams working over the last several years to unveil the mystery-shrouded monstrosities. Scientists with the Event Horizon Telescope attempt to make the first image of a black hole’s shadow using a global network of telescopes. Meanwhile, a small group of theoretical physicists, anchored by Stephen Hawking — who was still alive when filming began — aim to

→ Continue reading at Science News

More from author

Related posts


Latest posts

Sponsored: Almaden Valley home built in 2014 features access to Los Gatos schools, creek and open space 

An exclusive pocket of newer homes sits at the base of gorgeous hillsides and open space and just steps from a scenic walking path...

3 Ways to Get Your Zoom-Fatigued Employees to Embrace the Virtual-First Future of Work

April 13, 2021 9 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The future...

China tells its tech giants to heed 'warning' in Alibaba's record fine

The State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR), along with the Cyberspace Administration (CAC) and the State Taxation Administration (STA), met with executives from 34...