Black holes have always intrigued and captured the imagination of millions since they were first theorized and coined by German physicist Karl Schwarzschild in 1916. For decades, scientists have worked to learn more about these mysterious objects in space. However, even today, there’s still much we have yet to learn.
- Janna Levin, professor, physics, astronomy, Barnard College of Columbia University, author, Black Hole Survival Guide.
Links for more information:
- Physics World: First images of a black hole unveiled by astronomers in landmark discovery.
- Space.com: What Are Black Holes?
- Twitter: @JannaLevin.