First Image of a Black Hole!

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  • Published on:  Wednesday, April 10, 2019
  • 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: will continue updating this description with more links.Event Horizon Telescope collaboration: and simulations with English text:L. R. Weih & L. Rezzolla (Goethe University Frankfurt) of observation of M87 courtesy of:C. M. Fromm, Y. Mizuno & L. Rezzolla (Goethe University Frankfurt) of observation of SgrA* courtesy ofC. M. Fromm, Y. Mizuno & L. Rezzolla (Goethe University Frankfurt)Z. Younsi (University College London) of telescopes in the array 2017:C. M. Fromm & L. Rezzolla (Goethe University Frankfurt) and simulations (no text):L. R. Weih & L. Rezzolla (Goethe University Frankfurt) thanks to Patreon supporters:Donal Botkin, Michael Krugman, Ron Neal, Stan Presolski, Terrance Shepherd, Penward RhymeScale animation by Maria Raykova


  • Seeker  3 months ago

    Wished Stephen Hawking was alive now to see this. How sad.

  • BangDroid  yesterday

    Press F to Free Juanito

  • Kevlar  3 months ago

    Scientists: spent years to take the imagePeople: *wHy Is ThE iMaGe So fUzZy?/?*Edit: thanks for all the likes!

  • Beast 509  yesterday

    And also the original image is 500000GB

  • astha sharma  3 months ago

    Everybody: make meme of black holeBlack hole: AM I A JOKE TO YOU*

  • Bertrand de Born  21 days ago

    The best challenge in regards to the black hole picture.

  • Cookie Joe  2 months ago

    Black Hole looks like the back of the Yu gi Oh cards

  • Anna Lialine  5 days ago


  • kidgamer 123  15 days ago

    A black hole makes the sun look like dirt

  • Triston Ong  3 months ago

    5.9 M views5.9 M subsPerfectly balanced, as all things should be.Edit: now it’s no longer perfect :(

  • _Puro _  20 hours ago

    6.0 M views6.2 M subs

  • Butcher  12 days ago

    @Morocco Killer Considering the amount of likes his comment got, I strongly disagree that everyone knows

  • Usama Bin Muzaffar  3 months ago

    And here people are still thinking the earth is flat... 😐

  • Robert Kay  yesterday

    @mobious01 "watch the videos very interesting stuff" - seriously? people these days watch youtube videos and believe in everything.

  • Usama Bin Muzaffar gosh there are people that think earth is square lol

  • mr lordsaif  3 months ago

    2019: Humans capture the first image of a Black Hole.2046: Black hole captures first image of a human.

  • aspenrebel  5 days ago

    @yoshu I think he was being arbitrary and facetious.

  • yoshu  5 days ago

    why 2046 though?

  • Solobro Style  2 months ago

    The sad thing about this is that Steven Hawkings died after studying his whole life to find an actual black hole...

  • Colt Hawkins  11 days ago

    @Adolf Hitler he meant abradolf lincler

  • Adolf Hitler  11 days ago

    U mean Stephen Hawking?

  • Admiral Briggs  3 months ago

    Well, if it’s pointed at us.Why we no move earth somewhere else??

  • piyush chauhan  1 months ago

    We did it already. Watch "The wandering earth". 😄

  • Kurt Loman  3 months ago

    Hawking truly predicted the future

  • GreatMewtwo  15 days ago

    @Alexis_lxl_ 123 I am sure he would have truly spoken with his own mouth having seen what we did if he had at least one more year to live.

  • Albanian Potato  1 months ago

    It's fake my nigga