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Behold the Milky Way's supermassive black hole in first-ever photo

Behold the Milky Way’s supermassive black hole in first-ever photo

Astronomers have at long last seen the center of the Milky Way galaxy, unmasking a giant black hole, a celestial vortex 26,000 light-years from Earth that should otherwise be hidden from sight. An international team of researchers released on Thursday a snapshot of the supermassive black hole known as Sagittarius A*, spied through the power …

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Our Galaxy's Dark Heart: Astronomers Capture First Ever Image of the Milky Way's Black Hole

Our Galaxy’s Dark Heart: Astronomers Capture First Ever Image of the Milky Way’s Black Hole

For the first time, humanity has stared into the dark heart of unfathomable chaos at the center of the Milky Way and brought its shadowy form into focus. The object staring back at us, Sagittarius A*, is a monstrous black hole that binds our home galaxy together.  On Thursday, scientists with the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) …

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3 ways to get COVID pills, if you've just tested positive

3 ways to get COVID pills, if you’ve just tested positive

The Pfizer COVID treatment Paxlovid can be a challenge to get quickly. Fabian Sommer/Picture Alliance via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Fabian Sommer/Picture Alliance via Getty Images The Pfizer COVID treatment Paxlovid can be a challenge to get quickly. Fabian Sommer/Picture Alliance via Getty Images If you’ve just tested positive for COVID-19, and you …

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