discussed on Exploration with Dr. Michio Kaku

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Itself but what they see is light produced by matter falling into the black hole their resolution is not yet good enough for them to make an image of the black hole itself the event horizon which is surface beyond which nothing can escape including light so if we really could see the black hole itself what we would see is the is the dark shadow in front of a curtain of light the curtain of light presumably would be produced by matter behind the black hole relative to us and the black hole would absorb all of the light produced behind it were redirected away from line of sight because gravity can can bend the path of light and so we would see a dark shadow that's what a black hole would look like if we had a cat camera with

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