The Atlantic: "Gazing Into the Abyss"

March 29, 2017
Telescope at night

"Soon ALMA will take on perhaps the most ambitious endeavor of its brief existence. Over 10 days in early April, it will join radio telescopes at five other sites spanning the globe, from Hawaii to the South Pole, in an attempt to capture the shadow of a supermassive black hole that sits at the heart of our Milky Way galaxy, and an even bigger one in the neighboring galaxy M87."

"Gazing Into the Abyss" by Ray Jayawardhana for The Atlantic


See also: 2017