Scientists have captured the first image of a black hole, but how can we see something that swallows all light? Claire Reilly takes a look at the mind-warping science behind black holes, why they're so mysterious and how a picture of one could change the world.
First black hole picture: A breakthrough look from across the universe: https://cnet.co/2G3N1sc
European Research Council black hole announcement: https://youtu.be/_0nAvevWCnk
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