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An image of GAL-CLUS-022058s — the largest and one of the most complete Einstein rings ever discovered. (ESA/Hubble & NASA, S. Jha)

A solar eclipse and a black hole can both bend light

Observations during historical solar eclipses confirmed Einstein’s theory of gravity, and led to the predictions of black holes.
The central black hole of Messier 87, a massive galaxy in the Virgo cluster. Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration/ESO

A unique collaboration using a virtual Earth-sized telescope shows how science is changing in the 21st century

Beyond just looking at black holes, the next-generation Event Horizon Telescope collaboration is the first to bring together perspectives from across the sciences and humanities.

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