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Tag: black hole

2017 Total Solar Eclipse

10 Astronomical Discoveries and Historic Space Events to Close Out the Decade

Tuesday December 31st
Colleen Cesaretti

Header Image: Total solar eclipse that occurred on August 21, 2017. Image Credit: NASA Out with the old and in with the new decade! As 2019 comes to a close, we’re reflecting on monumental astronomical discoveries and historic space events that happened over the last 10 years. We asked our stellar staff members to tell […]

First Image of a Black Hole - Event Horizon Team

Webcomic: “That Black Hole Picture” 101

Thursday May 2nd
Rey Maktoufi

The following is a webcomic created by Adler Visiting Researcher, Reheynah (Rey) Maktoufi! In this comic, learn about the recent black hole picture that was taken by the Event Horizon Telescope team. Special thanks to Dr. Geza Gyuk, Michelle Nichols, Dr. Grace Wolf-Chase, Steve Burkland, and Orilla Fetro. Header Image: Scientists have obtained the first […]

First Image of a Black Hole - Event Horizon Team

Scientists release first close-up photo of a black hole

Wednesday April 10th
Megan Lothamer

Black Holes are incredible beasts… Nothing can escape from them and yet they power quasars—the brightest beacons in the Universe. They warp space, bending light, and slow time to a stopping point. In their hearts lurks a singularity where the laws of physics break down. But they are shrouded in mystery. We have lots of […]


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