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First ever black hole image released
Astronomers have taken the first ever image of a black hole, which is located in a distant galaxy. It was captured by the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT), a network of eight linked telescopes.
It is surrounded by a halo of bright gas and measures 40 billion km across – three million times the size of the Earth – and has been described by scientists as…more
Nasa lander ‘detects first Marsquake’
The American space agency’s InSight lander appears to have detected its first seismic event on Mars…more