We Now Have an Image of a Black Hole, Because Science Is Cool

April 10, 2019
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They thought it couldn't be done. They thought wrong. Behold: the first ever image of a black hole. 

It's like staring into an intergalactic abyss, 6.5 billion times bigger than the sun. Humbling and a little horrifying. And when Twitter isn't comparing the black hole to the Eye of Sauron or a blurry bagel, they seem to be split into two musical camps. Either:

...or:

Whose side are you on?