What happens if you tumble into a black hole? 'You'd be strung out like string cheese'
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It took a decade of preparation, hundreds of scientists and a bit of good luck for astronomers to catch the first ever glimpse of a black hole. Jessica Dempsey was among the 200 scientists on the team. She spoke to FRANCE 24 about why it's so hard to capture an image of a black hole, what happens if you fall into one, and why she thinks it looks like the Eye of Sauron from Lord of the Rings.