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First black hole image puts Einstein’s famous theory to the test – CNET

Another extreme test of general relativity, another win for Einstein.



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Stare into the abyss, the abyss stares back. 
Lia Medeiros
You’d be crazy to bet against Albert Einstein and his theory of general relativity. Formulated over 100 years ago, it reasons that gravity is the warping of space and time. Since Einstein conceived the theory, test after test — of eclipses and gravitational waves, for instance — has supported it. But if you need any more convincing that Einstein was on the money, researchers with the Event Horizon Telescope collaboration have just re…

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