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Watch: The magnetic fields around a black hole mapped for the first time!

A detailed new view of a black hole at the centre of the M87 galaxy, 55 million light-years from Earth, captured by Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) collaboration—an international team of radio astronomers—was released on Wednesday. This is the first time astronomers have been able to measure polarisation, a signature of magnetic fields, this close to […]