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Event Horizon Telescope reveals inner workings of quasar's jet

1 month ago   |   By Astronomy Now

Zooming in on quasar 3C 279, the Event Horizon Telescope array reveals the origin of a high-speed jet blasting away from a supermassive black hole. Lower resolution views, like those at upper and lower left, are unable to discern the interior structure. Image: J.Y. Kim , Boston University Blazar Program , and Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration
The Event Horizon Telescope a globe-spanning radio telescope array that captured the first images of a black hole's shadow last year, has also allowed astronomers to resolve fine details of a jet blasting away from the supermassive black hole at...
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