Month: May 2019

The Black Hole – Is Anyone Else Out There Taking Pics?

     On April 10th astronomers stunned the world by releasing the first ever picture of a massive black hole.  A second picture taken at the same time (shown above) showed the “neighborhood” of the black hole near the center of the M87 galaxy.  The black hole in M87 is one of the brightest objects…
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The Black Hole – What Lies Behind It?

     On Wednesday, April 10th, the headlines throughout the world screamed, “We have seen a black hole for the first time!”.  The picture was in the newspapers and all over the news channels.  For a day, it drowned out the steady stream of political drama, armed conflicts, and natural disasters. Why did this picture…
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