No, this is not a story about Congress. A new program shows what scientists believe it would look like to approach a black hole. Now, you can experience the light show without the inconvenience of being crushed to the size of a pea by the gravity.
Thomas Müller and colleague Daniel Weiskopf of the University of Stuttgart in Germany are the creators of the new site below.
At the start of each tour, you see a black circle that marks the hole’s event horizon – the boundary from which nothing, not even light, can escape.
Here is another trip through a black hole (the inner horizon point is pretty cool):
Here is NASA’s version with a really cool soundtrack:
For the new German site and video, click here.