SCIENCE in 2019. While it wasn’t quite what Blade Runner envisioned, some pretty amazing science happened this year.
A picture worth more than 1000 words
Think getting a decent Christmas photo with your family is the hard? Spare a thought for the team of 200 scientists who took monitored a network of eight linked telescopes around the world to get the first picture of a black hole in a galaxy 500 million trillion kilometres away. The black hole has a mass 6.5 billion times that of the Sun and it is one of the heaviest black holes that we know of.