Yes, the new photo of the Milky Way’s monster black hole looks fuzzy. Here’s why it isn’t.

Yes, the new photo of the Milky Way’s monster black hole looks fuzzy. Here’s why it isn’t.

Capturing the first-ever image of the Milky Way’s black hole was no easy task.

The historic image released Thursday (May 12), of what scientists call Sagittarius A* took a planet-wide set of telescopes called the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT). The telescopes used atomic clock timing to fuse their data precisely, no easy task given that the material around Sagittarius A* the scientists were photographing changes shape every minute.

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