'Black Holes: The First Image' Premieres Tonight on Science Channel (Video)

Space.com | 4/10/2019 | Doris Elin Salazar
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On the heels of a major astronomical announcement, the Science Channel will air a program about black holes, one of the universe's most enigmatic structures.

The new show invites audiences to learn about a scientific team using radio telescopes to peer past galactic clouds of dust and gas, and, how, by boosting their magnification through a network of dishes across the world, venture to deliver the first-ever photograph a black hole.

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"Black Holes: The First Image" will air tonight (April 10) at 10 p.m. EDT/PDT.

Related: What Exactly Is a Black Hole Event Horizon (and What Happens There)?

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The show will feature CGI animations to showcase the supermassive black holes targeted by the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT). Supermassive black holes have millions or even billions of times the mass of the sun, and scientists think every galaxy in the universe — the Milky Way included — harbors one of these gargantuan formations at its center.

A short video clip from the program features EHT's director, Shep Doeleman. "It...
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