Lot: When the Internet threatens the Black Triangle of Quercy

the essential Already hampered by light pollution in cities, astronomers now have to deal with dozens of American satellites sent into Earth orbit. Broadband sacrifices spatial observation… We are not telling you anything by saying that the Lot has one of the most beautiful skies in France, or even in Europe. The famous Black Triangle … Read more

We can finally see the black hole at the center of our galaxy and it’s a feat

We can finally see the black hole at the center

At the center of our galaxy, the Milky Way, sits a supermassive black hole, around which we revolve. Until now, no one had succeeded in observing it, and for good reason, a black hole absorbs all the surrounding light. However, a research team has managed the feat of produce the first image of “our” black … Read more

Why the release of the first image of the black hole at the center of our galaxy is historic for space research

Why the release of the first image of the black

His name is Sagittarius A* (or Sgr A*). It’s the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way, and it now has a face. Three years after the exploit of the first image of a black hole, the team of the Event Horizon Telescope unveiled, Thursday, May 12, the first image of the … Read more

In a pair of merged supermassive black holes, a new method to measure the vacuum – News Astronomy and astrophysics

Three years ago, the very first image of a black hole stunned the world. A black pit of nothingness surrounded by a fiery ring of light. This iconic image of the black hole at the center of the Messier 87 galaxy was brought into focus using the Event Horizon Telescope, a global network of radio-synchronized … Read more