Black Hole’s “Point of No Return” Found

“Using a continent-spanning telescope, an international team of astronomers has peered to the edge of a black hole at the center of a distant galaxy. For the first time, they have measured the black hole’s ‘ of no return’ — the closest distance that matter can approach before being irretrievably pulled into the black hole. According to Einstein’s theory of general relativity, a black hole’s mass and spin determine how close material…”


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