Astronomers finally confirm general relativity around a supermassive black hole

Previous Next This artist’s impression illustrates gravitational redshift as the star swings by the supermassive black hole. ESO/M. Kornmesser ESO/M. Kornmesser For the first time, astronomers have confirmed Einstein’s century-old theory of general relativity by observing action near a black hole. Using the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) in Chile, an international team … Read moreAstronomers finally confirm general relativity around a supermassive black hole