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What first photograph of black hole can reveal about space

Clip: 04/10/2019 | 6m 57s Video has closed captioning.

A black hole is a cosmic abyss with gravity of such intensity that nothing, not even light, escapes it. Now, for the first time, a team of astronomers has released an image of the space anomaly, which is created when a star collapses. Professor Brian Greene of Columbia University and the World Science Festival provides context and talks to Judy Woodruff about this scientific breakthrough.

Aired: 04/10/19

Rating: NR

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