First image taken of Milky Way black hole

By Will Dunham
Updated May 12 2022 - 2:36pm, first published 2:31pm
Astronomers have presented an image of the supermassive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way.

Scientists have provided the first look at what they called the "gentle giant" lurking at the centre of our Milky Way galaxy, unveiling an image of a supermassive black hole that devours any matter wandering within its gargantuan gravitational pull.

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