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Jul 28, 2021

Scientists see light coming from the other side of a black hole

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Scientists have picked up light from the other side of a black hole for the first ever time.

Such an observation might seem not just difficult but outright impossible, given black holes famously eat up any light that goes near them.

But the new study used an unusual effect where light “echoes” around the black hole, such that scientists can see it from the other side.

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