The Future of Black Hole Photography: What’s Next for the Event Horizon Telescope

The Event Horizon Telescope, a planet-scale array of eight ground-based radio telescopes forged through international collaboration, captured this image of the supermassive black hole in the center of the galaxy M87 and its shadow. (Image: © EHT Collaboration) The researchers who captured the first-ever images of a black hole don’t plan to rest on their laurels. Yesterday (April 10), the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) collaboration announced that it had photographed the contours of the supermassive black hole at the heart of M87, a huge elliptical galaxy that lies 55 million light-years from Earth. Those…

The Photography Show 2019: what’s on at this year’s show

The Photography Show 2019 hits Birmingham, UK later this week, running from Saturday March 16 through to Tuesday March 19 and incorporating The Video Show. The event promises more than ever for photographers and videographers, whether they’re a pro making a living from imaging or a beginner simply looking to get inspired by something new. NEED TO KNOW Dates: Saturday 16 – Tuesday 19 March Opening times: 10:00 – 17:00 (every day) Location: Birmingham NEC, UK Tickets: Available online or on the day Get 20% off a single advance adult ticket with code TRADTPS19. Cannot be used in conjunction…