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The first ever picture of a black hole: It's surrounded by a halo of bright gas


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

The sensors were developed in France and the UK


Nasa lander ‘detects first Marsquake’
The American space agency’s InSight lander appears to have detected its first seismic event on Mars…more

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