A City-Sized Star Is Blocking the View of Our Galaxy’s Black Hole

In 2013, scientists were in the middle of studying the black hole at the center of the galaxy when a neutron star flared up and blocked their view.

Down In Front When scientists released the first-ever image of a black hole last week, people immediately began asking why astronomers chose to focus on M87*, a black hole in a distant galaxy, instead of the one in the center of our home Milky Way. For that, we may have to thank a Manhattan-sized, ultra-dense […]

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