Katie Bouman, 29, has earned plaudits for helping develop the algorithm that made the photo possible.Read more
Computer scientist Katie Bouman is part of the team behind the first-ever image of a black hole.
Astronomers have taken the first ever picture of a black hole at the heart of a distant galaxy.
Astronomers have taken the first ever image of a black hole, located in a distant galaxy. It measures 40 billion km across - three million times the size of the Earth - and has been described by scientists as 'a monster'. Good Morning Wales asked Elizabeth Pearson from Sky at Night magazine exactly what Black Holes are - and where they are - and what we might learn from this new image.