Watch Best Proof that Black Holes Exist
Ride this 26,000 light year zoom into the heart of the Milky Way. The speeds and orbits of stars were used to calculate the mass of the central object, a black hole of 4 million solar masses.
How does energy stitch the cosmos together, and how do we fit within it? This episode climbs the power scales of the universe, from atoms in the cold reaches of space to distant realms so strange and violent they challenge our imaginations.