A photo provided by the European Southern Observatory on Wednesday showing the first photograph of a black hole and its fiery halo. Photo: AFP

Black holes in films: from Interstellar to Star Trek, 5 movies that imagined the cosmic phenomenon

  • Plenty of films over the years have had a go at portraying what a real black hole looks like, with some even bringing in physicists as consultants
  • We take a look at five of the more memorable to see how accurate they were
Topic |   Cinema

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A photo provided by the European Southern Observatory on Wednesday showing the first photograph of a black hole and its fiery halo. Photo: AFP
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A photo of Andrew Chael (left) and Katie Bouman shared by Chael on Twitter. Photo: Andrew Chael/Twitter

Online trolls wage ‘sexist vendetta’ against black hole scientist Katie Bouman using photo of team member Andrew Chael – but he fights back

  • Viral memes claim Harvard graduate student wrote ‘850,000 of the 900,000 lines of code’ for the algorithm used to produce the image, which Chael denies
  • Both scientists emphasise teamwork aspect of historic astrophysics breakthrough
Topic |   Space

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A photo of Andrew Chael (left) and Katie Bouman shared by Chael on Twitter. Photo: Andrew Chael/Twitter
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