First Image of a Black Hole!

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The Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration observed the supermassive black hole at the center of M87, finding the dark central shadow in accordance with General Relativity, further demonstrating the power of this 100 year-old theory.
To understand more about why the shadows look the way they do, check out: usvid.net/video/video-zUyH3XhpLTo.html
I will continue updating this description with more links.
Event Horizon Telescope collaboration: ve42.co/EHT
Animations and simulations with English text:
L. R. Weih & L. Rezzolla (Goethe University Frankfurt)
Video of observation of M87 courtesy of:
C. M. Fromm, Y. Mizuno & L. Rezzolla (Goethe University Frankfurt)
Video of observation of SgrA* courtesy of
C. M. Fromm, Y. Mizuno & L. Rezzolla (Goethe University Frankfurt)
Z. Younsi (University College London)
Video of telescopes in the array 2017:
C. M. Fromm & L. Rezzolla (Goethe University Frankfurt)
Animations and simulations (no text):
L. R. Weih & L. Rezzolla (Goethe University Frankfurt)
Special thanks to Patreon supporters:
Donal Botkin, Michael Krugman, Ron Neal, Stan Presolski, Terrance Shepherd, Penward Rhyme
Scale animation by Maria Raykova

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Apr 10, 2019




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The atomic Tube 44
The atomic Tube 44 21 minute ago
So it is a singularity then? Welp, i guess we have 5th dimensional Sin DT Dante then.
Imen Arsalan
Imen Arsalan Hour ago
The black hole attraction is very large but only affects nearby objects, and so it works these holes are like a broom where it attracts and absorbs everything close to it. The phenomenon of black hole is a great phenomenon, frightening and terrifying, in which the ability of the Creator is manifested
Arthur White
Arthur White Hour ago
The thumbnail was just the edge a blunt that was lit by snoop dog
Ian Larkins
Ian Larkins 5 hours ago
It's always inspiring to learn about black holes. You never know when everything will disappear. Make the most of your time and go kiss your sweetheart on the cheek.
Max Looter
Max Looter 6 hours ago
Can you go closer, I can't see in clearly.
HunterKiller 6 hours ago
Koorosh Rostami
Koorosh Rostami 7 hours ago
how do we know the picture is not fake? I could take an infrared picture of my asshole and it would look like that.
Jean-Pierre PETIT
Jean-Pierre PETIT 9 hours ago
Have a look on : usvid.net/video/video-WQRS0aF2G9M.html
Frost Reaper
Frost Reaper 10 hours ago
That’s not a black hole they can only assume it’s a black hole!
sfoth91 4 hours ago
its 99,9% a black hole, and as such the most logical assumption.
God 11 hours ago
*congrats humans have finally got a glimpse of my anus.*
Famous TV
Famous TV 13 hours ago
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GSpatton 101
GSpatton 101 18 hours ago
light: just chillin black hole: usvid.net/video/video-YCTEa-tAI6A.html
ALECZANDER LEE 20 hours ago
How did we know what a black hole was before we seen one . That might be a stupid question but I'm lost lol
Gnome Ann
Gnome Ann 12 hours ago
ALECZANDER LEE, Einstein created a set of field equations that basically describe how relativity applies to the universe. A few years later, some theorists noted a weird phenomenon: if you plug in a singularity with infinite density, it distorts space time in such extreme ways no information can escape. Over time, more theories were made about this theoretical thing, and a name was given to it. While we have never “seen” one visually until now, have observed some effects: the center of our galaxy and many others contains some supermassive object, but we cannot see it; some solar systems are binary (stars orbiting each other), but 1 star appears to be orbiting a much smaller, unobservable object; quasars exist...
Incredible World
Incredible World 20 hours ago
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Princess Zparkles
Princess Zparkles 21 hour ago
What’s the music
Trust Me
Trust Me 22 hours ago
I think this is just iori yagami Logo 😁
APOLLO 22 hours ago
Its kinda pathetic people can take things like this seriously. Always have to make a stupid joke that isn't funny. You're like that one kid that tries to do anything to fit in, but it only makes you look more stupid.
sfoth91 4 hours ago
people take it seriously because its a great accomplishment.
Blank Page
Blank Page 18 hours ago
David Hughes
David Hughes Day ago
Maybe we are actually inside the black hole already and got our first glimpse of looking out. They say we would be crushed instantly, but perhaps time for us is not currently parallel to other parts of the universe and appears to be stood still for us while looking out. Crazy but who knows.
Gacha Memories
To meh it looks like a butthole Edit: Before anyone hates on meh, this is a joke
Noartist Day ago
Can someone explain to me what technology are we using... how is it possible to photograph something over 53 million light years away? My smart phone cant even zoom to the bird in the tree and its apparently better technology then the computers we "sent man to the moon" with.
Noartist 4 hours ago
+sfoth91 whatever you say man.
sfoth91 4 hours ago
its not a photograph, but a raidograph. What was measured in this case, if I understand it correctly, wasnt necessarily the light given off itself, but the radiation (which type exactly I cant recall). To create this image they used 6 different radioscope locations across the globe, effectively creating an Earth sized Radioscope, which size was absolutely required. There are sources that explain it way better though, this is just the bare minimum...
Elizabeth Carolan
black gole
Hamzat Protex
When will the earth get sucked into this...?
Fear Johney
Fear Johney Day ago
Why does the simulation look like roblox
George Boulos
Do people even realise how lucky we are to see something like this?
Elizabeth Carolan
do the Black Hole is biger than the sun
Famous TV
Famous TV Day ago
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James Lee
James Lee Day ago
glancedUp Day ago
Finally, we got a real pic of the devil's anus
Captain Campion
and so a meme was born a very "sucking" meme
Ghostriot _45
*sO WE CaN mAKe MeMEs OUt oF tHiS ?!?!*
MRcapito hero
I have a theory that the aliens are making a big entry by taking half of the lives of humans then coming out of the black whole and finish earth and conquer it...
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Senior Wolf
Senior Wolf Day ago
Guys it’s the ok sign lol people they tricked us 👌🏾👌🏾👌🏾👌🏾👌🏾👌🏾👌🏾👌🏾👌🏾👌🏾👌🏾👌🏾👌🏾
Mr Gamer
Mr Gamer Day ago
That means in a few years we are gonna be gone
Eric Pilkington
Where is the raw data for this without the algorithms? Ooh, thats right.. its just noise...
I really think we should stop making memes about this Next thing you know our asses are grass when this thing gets near earth
Max Looter
Max Looter 6 hours ago
Does black hole moving?
Games Fun
Games Fun Day ago
This is actually a vacuum cleaner design by God for the whole universe which clean unnecessary objects, planets, and galaxies from the universe but nothing will happen to earth the reason why because of new quantum physics law is now applying to our earth which means the earth is now in observation state compared to millions of years ago when no human or camera or Hubble was there so any Metroid or object coming to earth change its direction itself and missed. Keep in mind those Metroids always hit to the planet which has no observer.
Esediveree Day ago
probably taken on a Samsung
Duong Nguyen
Duong Nguyen 2 days ago
if our perspective is almost perpendicular to the accretion disk, then almost nothing in this disk come toward or going away from us --> almost can't happen relativistic beaming. I'm really confused. Pls explain a little bit :).
Bernard 2 days ago
fake lets see how many bots are gonna reply to this
Ravage Snipes
Ravage Snipes 3 hours ago
Bernard 3 hours ago
+Ravage Snipes bot
Ravage Snipes
Ravage Snipes 13 hours ago
It clearly gives substantial facts
Ravage Snipes
Ravage Snipes 13 hours ago
Its not fake
Chris Chapman
Chris Chapman 2 days ago
That's not a black hole, it's a plasmoid
a skrub
a skrub 2 days ago
2019 : Extraordinary Image. Also 2019 : Meme
Tomk 2 days ago
4:05 look at the center of the uv coverage. Thats s swastika
Bubble Wubble
Bubble Wubble 2 days ago
Black-hole chan
Charlian Bidhong
Charlian Bidhong 2 days ago
black hole means "THE END OF THE WORLD"
I'm A Fan
I'm A Fan 2 days ago
so no one's gonna talk about how accurate Veritasium predicted
Redrover 2 days ago
I’m curious, how the hell did this black hole turned into an anime girl.
meme Review
meme Review 2 days ago
*I see many comments about light year **misconceptions.so** I calculated how many time light takes to travel 55million light year distance from black holes to Earth.* note:- actually 1light year is used for distance , not for time measurement which is =9.46×10^12km. = 9.4607 ×10^15m light traveller in 1year (approx365.25days)in vaccum at the speed of 3×10^8m/s.so we can calculate. time taken by light to travel 55millionlight years (=55×10^6×9.4607×10^15m distance)=distance travelled /speed =173.446167×10^13sec =approx5.5×10^7years. =5,50,00,000years time taken . What conclusion do u get from this?
sfoth91 4 hours ago
that you got it wrong? A lightyear is literally the distance light travels in a year ...
max sanderson
max sanderson 2 days ago
The day ok worrying about black holes I'll know I'm doing well
Ali Osman
Ali Osman 2 days ago
Quran mention about black hole 1400 years ago
A random Youtuber
Incredible World
Incredible World 2 days ago
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Chemical XR
Chemical XR 2 days ago
Black hole is a a hurricane that takes anything in its path.
Rediscovering Science
Is This Is How The Real BlackHole Look Like !!!!!
Siddharth Shekhawat
You answered you own question
Armani Minchaca
Armani Minchaca 2 days ago
rip black hole meme
Mello Squad
Mello Squad 2 days ago
No It’s Just A Blurry Image Of A Spegetio😂😂😂😂
chris p skeatez
chris p skeatez 2 days ago
i hope your right
*Blackhole has left the chat*
*Aliens have joined the chat.*
*Scientists have left the chat.*
Haley Swarnapati
Haley Swarnapati 2 days ago
What if EHT telescope aims to the southern hemisphere, and takes pictures while earth orbiting the sun, can we see thousand times more detail picture of black holes in Southern galaxies?
Harmony Lee
Harmony Lee 2 days ago
This is actually so amazing. People assumed that black holes might have not existed, the picture we are seeing is technically a new discovery. It just blows my mind
Noartist Day ago
+Synceer Harvey lol ofcourse its fake. Its Nasa. They dont exist and if they did photographing one over 53 million light years away would not be possible. Welcome to the real world. Lies
Noartist Day ago
They dont, its all fake, but go on... pls explain how they were able to photograph something so elusive or never proven over 53 million light years away. Amazing.
Synceer Harvey
Synceer Harvey 2 days ago
And there are people saying this image is fake
Incredible World
Incredible World 2 days ago
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Jose Rodriguez
Jose Rodriguez 2 days ago
It is ok now to use the word Billion to refer to thousands of millions instead of millions of millions?
Jose Rodriguez
+Gnome Ann, well, yes I am aware that for financial terms (what ever the reason) 1 billion = 1,000,000,000 but for science and maths (other than financial maths) it is common knowledge that 1 billion = 1,000,000,000,000 so it call my attention when it was used for this type of information, so I wonder if it is now being implemented in science. A billion used for a million millions sounds more natural for me, but if science is now shifting towards a thousand millions would be nice to know. Thank you :)
Gnome Ann
Gnome Ann Day ago
Jose Rodriguez, it is kind of weird, but depending on the location, 1 billion can equal one thousand millions, or a million millions. 1 billion = 1,000,000,000 1 billion = 1,000,000,000,000 I like the second one, but grew up using the first... overall, you can use either.
Mr. Vodka
Mr. Vodka 2 days ago
How did they find it?
Mr. Vodka
Mr. Vodka 2 days ago
Why did it took so long to make the picture?
Siddharth Shekhawat
He said it watch the video first ......they needed a telescope a The size of the earth so they used 7 telescopes around the earth to stimulate of course it will take time
We’re All Human
If 20 years ago the first photo of Pluto was a blue dot and know we have better photos what will happen in the next 20 years?
Do not read my profile picture
Imagine a black hole spawning on earth... That would really... _succ_
Do not read my profile picture
Kyle Dukes Uhh.. yes..
Kyle Dukes
Kyle Dukes 2 days ago
That would suck my dick off
Do not read my profile picture
Imagine if this was just a huge donut in space and not a black hole.
IP0T Day ago
Plasma doughnut
Do not read my profile picture
It's big because it's black.
Do not read my profile picture
Humans... We devote years of our lives to do what is simply pointless... Interesting creatures we are...
Do not read my profile picture
Someone already made this a waifu... Why am i not surprised?
cypher 123
cypher 123 21 hour ago
Because it's written in the rules of the internet (rule 34 and 35)
Do not read my profile picture
Fake as hell. I've seen so many pics and vids of black holes in pornhub.
Do not read my profile picture
Life truly is pointless.... Huh?
Do not read my profile picture
john doe Fine... sorry... 👇NOOOOOT
john doe
john doe 2 days ago
Do not read my profile picture stop liking your own comments
the merciless sun god
This is... Amazing
Knowledge'spot 2 days ago
michael belera
michael belera 2 days ago
when black hole explodes .. the renewal of earth
Siddharth Shekhawat
Uuuuuh black hole don't explode
Roger Edvinsson
Roger Edvinsson 2 days ago
Nice plasmoid
littlereksio 3 days ago
Guys chill out The black hole takes more than 100 thousand light years to go to earth
VRFORCE 3 days ago
play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=net.vrforce.vr.blackhole Welcome to the first VR black hole game
MAXIMUM 4000 3 days ago
It's scary😓
blatantdeception 3 days ago
200 scientist? But CNN and other mainstream media told me that it is one jewish woman who made it possible?
Keep it Dope
Keep it Dope 3 days ago
Wish stephan was alive
mr lordsaif
mr lordsaif 3 days ago
2019: Humans capture the first image of a Black Hole. 2046: Black hole captures first image of a human.
No more landfill
basketofpuppys 3 days ago
So They Do Exist :O
CHIKUN 3 days ago
Well i am seeing the past of that black hole live...lol now I'm a astrologer and I can crack a joke about its past shape when I'm talking with the old version😁
سلطان الشهري
Hello m8 do you want a 7up ?
AR Yu 3 days ago
black holes are volcanoes of the universe...thats it period. hold my beer!!!
haystack kiwi
haystack kiwi 3 days ago
Someone send me the actual picture of the black hole!!!
Vishwas prasad
Vishwas prasad 3 days ago
Question: If the black hole is the size of the solar system and the plasma around finishes one revolution once every 2 days, then isn't the plasma travelling faster than the speed of light? I hope somebody has the answer to this.
Vishwas prasad
Vishwas prasad 2 days ago
+Nol Loren : Thanks for that. Wow I guess standard laws of Physics do not apply close to the event horizon of a black hole!!
Nol Loren
Nol Loren 2 days ago
Yes, since the escape velocity is greater than the speed of light. So the "shadow is dark since light can't escape, and the orbitting plasma must be travelling faster than the speed of light, or it to would be sucked in (causing it to collapse i believe)
An0nim0u5 3 days ago
Can't seem to find the image of our own supermassive balckhole SagA* anywhere on the internet... Why is that...??? Can someone paste the link where I can get HD quality...??? Thanks...
Sam Was
Sam Was 3 days ago
Are we going to die?
Famous TV
Famous TV 3 days ago
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M.Yahya y
M.Yahya y 3 days ago
Who else finds the name *black hole*.. racist?
Mr. CP
Mr. CP 3 days ago
Incredible World
Incredible World 3 days ago
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Leonard Lacroix
Leonard Lacroix 3 days ago
This video is very well done and makes it easy to understand. Check out my article on black holes as a type, which is meant to serve as an illustration for us of something of supreme importance to each one of us. bibletypology.blogspot.com/2019/04/a-black-hole-as-type.html
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