Black hole bends light back on itself  April 8,2020 An international team of researchers (USA – Caltech, MIT, industry, Columbia University, UC Berkeley) observed light coming from very close to the black hole that is trying to escape, but instead is pulled right back by the black hole like a boomerang. This is something that was predicted in the 1970s but hadn’t been shown until now. By looking closely at the X-ray light coming from the disk, as the light spirals toward the black hole, the team found imprints indicating that the light had been bent back toward the disk and reflected off. The new results […]