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Black Hole Image Shows Einstein Was Right, Once Again
Today a team of astronomers announced they successfully captured the first direct image of the black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy.
Duncan Brown is the Charles Brightman Endowed Professor of Physics at Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences. Brown was a member of the physics team that detected gravitational waves by LIGO. Brown provided comments when the first supermassive black hole was captured back in 2019. He provides fresh comments below that can be quoted directly. He is available for interviews.
“Taking a picture of the black hole at the center of our galaxy is an incredible achievement. It shows that Einstein was right, once again.”
“The image shows hot gas swirling around the black hole at the heart of our galaxy. The gas is moving almost as fast as the speed of light. Capturing the image is an amazing feat for the Event Horizon Telescope team.”
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