Making Sense of the Nonsensical: Black Holes and the Simulation Library

A black hole.

The international Event Horizon Telescope collaboration has snapped a second image of a black hole — this time at the center of our own Milky Way galaxy. But to give the image meaning, the collaboration had to compare it with black hole simulations. (Image: via Pixabay)

Astronomers Reveal a Black Hole at the Heart of our Galaxy

A black hole at the center of our galaxy.

The first image of the black hole located at the center of our own Milky Way galaxy, called Sagittarius A*, was unveiled Thursday by the international Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration. The discovery would not have been possible without the groundwork and heavy lifting provided by UArizona scientists and facilities. (Image:EHT Collaboration)