Skip to main content

An idea to an image: the prediction and confirmation of black holes

Ron Cowen: Gravity's Century: From Einstein’s Eclipse to Images of Black Holes. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2019, 192pp, $26.95 HB

This is a preview of subscription content, access via your institution.


  1. Bellinger, E.P., and J. Christensen-Dalsgaard. 2019. Asteroseismic constraints on the cosmic-time variation of the gravitational constant from an ancient main-sequence star. The Astrophysical Journal Letters 887(1): L1.

    Article  Google Scholar 

Download references


Funding for the Stellar Astrophysics Centre is provided by The Danish National Research Foundation (Grant agreement no.: DNRF106).

Author information



Corresponding author

Correspondence to Earl Patrick Bellinger.

Additional information

Publisher's Note

Springer Nature remains neutral with regard to jurisdictional claims in published maps and institutional affiliations.

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Verify currency and authenticity via CrossMark

Cite this article

Bellinger, E.P. An idea to an image: the prediction and confirmation of black holes. Metascience 29, 63–66 (2020).

Download citation