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How to hunt for a black hole with a telescope the size of Earth

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Astronomers hope to grab the first images of an event horizon — the point of no return.

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Castelvecchi, D. How to hunt for a black hole with a telescope the size of Earth. Nature 543, 478–480 (2017).

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