From Black Hole to Covid-19 Vaccines: 9 times curiosity-led science brought us to unexpected places

Blackhole images generated in 2019 (left) and 2021 (right). EU-supported science has helped break barriers over the years. © Event Horizon Telescope

1. Return to the Black Hole

2. From cancer to COVID-19

3. Microchip to detect tumour cells

4. Vaulting through history

Craftsmen and technicians from the Strasbourg Cathedral restoration workshop replicated the medieval process behind making vaults at St. Anne’s Church in Annaberg, Germany. Image credit — María José Ventas

5. Next-generation AI

6. Tackling electoral hostility

7. Heart disease and women

8. Sharing food

9. Jazz and physics

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