First Image of a Black Hole!

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: usdownload.net/item/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)
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Video of observation of M87 courtesy of:
C. M. Fromm, Y. Mizuno & L. Rezzolla (Goethe University Frankfurt)
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Video of observation of SgrA* courtesy of
C. M. Fromm, Y. Mizuno & L. Rezzolla (Goethe University Frankfurt)
Z. Younsi (University College London)
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Video of telescopes in the array 2017:
C. M. Fromm & L. Rezzolla (Goethe University Frankfurt)
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Animations and simulations (no text):
L. R. Weih & L. Rezzolla (Goethe University Frankfurt)
usdownload.net/item/video-XmvpKFSvB7A.html
Special thanks to Patreon supporters:
Donal Botkin, Michael Krugman, Ron Neal, Stan Presolski, Terrance Shepherd, Penward Rhyme
Scale animation by Maria Raykova

Comments

  • Vannile Everheart

    Vannile Everheart

    15 minutes ago

    “I wanna congratulate all the scientist for this amazing find” Oh yeah, cause I wanted to know that there’s actually such thing as a space monstrosity that can swallow even light itself🙌🏻🤬

  • sinkiy

    sinkiy

    11 hours ago

    That little thing is bigger than our galaxy

  • Nicole Mantip

    Nicole Mantip

    13 hours ago

    So a black hole is 3 dimensional ? I mean it is spherical

  • Point7 Point7

    Point7 Point7

    Day ago

    And Blah, Blah, Blah

  • Stanwill Bautista

    Stanwill Bautista

    Day ago

    Expectation:BLACK HOLE Reality: 🍩

  • MR GOOOSE

    MR GOOOSE

    Day ago

    Why is is so fuzzy well it's really tiny but it is acctully really big Wat do u even mean

  • Papdjeowkndopw Iwoskslspd

    Papdjeowkndopw Iwoskslspd

    18 hours ago

    Ugh *facepalm* Idiot..

  • sanjay rohra

    sanjay rohra

    Day ago

    Pheobe told me to not believe in evolution ,but not about black hole

  • the thundershock

    the thundershock

    Day ago

    The simulation of the black hole looks like an apple. Apples are sick of being eaten they will someday be the ones to eat us!

  • YoungWuukong

    YoungWuukong

    Day ago

    Everyone happy and excited while I’m here wishing black holes never existed

  • Pro lol Oragnal

    Pro lol Oragnal

    2 days ago

    What is a arc minute what

  • Mr. Tuna Good Bread

    Mr. Tuna Good Bread

    2 days ago

    Wow, all these years I thought it was just one black sphere

  • Alok Nayak

    Alok Nayak

    Day ago

    Mr. Tuna Good Bread for

  • Alonso Martii

    Alonso Martii

    2 days ago

    Every single subscriber watched your video. LoL

  • POPUP FUN

    POPUP FUN

    3 days ago

    5.9 m subcripson 5.9 m views

  • LiquidPhase1307 Phase

    LiquidPhase1307 Phase

    3 days ago

    Hawking would've been so proud to see this photo RIP sir.....

  • gabby e

    gabby e

    3 days ago

    You should throw a camera recording at the black hole

  • Gnome Ann

    Gnome Ann

    2 days ago

    gabby e, that would be pretty cool, but we would never see the inside of the hole. In fact, we would never see it enter. If the camera were able to send a video feed to us, and had an internal clock, that clock would nearly freeze, and the video would just show the edge of the hole for trillions of trillions of years.

  • Arindom Sarmah

    Arindom Sarmah

    3 days ago

    Notice the views of this video is equal as veritasiums subs

  • Ausv Tisv

    Ausv Tisv

    4 days ago

    usdownload.net/item/video-vSxooqWJQH0.html

  • YANG Simon

    YANG Simon

    4 days ago

    One day you will realize that the Black Hole works extremely like a software API that connects the server to its the client. The only difference is that the Black Hole is a single way API that only sends our information to the other side.

  • YANG Simon

    YANG Simon

    4 days ago

    Why they need a black hole to collect information? I think the reason is that the other side does not have sufficient power to process the whole information in real time so they give a speed limit to the light. black-holes

  • YANG Simon

    YANG Simon

    4 days ago

    The reason why it comes with the end of a star is that there tends to be more information around the star with big mass. Pretty reasonable for a virtual system right?

  • Hassane Cherif

    Hassane Cherif

    4 days ago

    good presentation

  • Dinkay

    Dinkay

    4 days ago

    Looks like dr strange/master of the mystic arts students’ portals and thanos’ donut ship

  • Panji Mahesa

    Panji Mahesa

    4 days ago

    Wow, scientists of world must commencing a lot of experiments in space conditions like no gravity, no air, no water, sun light feels 400 degree celcius when you facing sun directly and on the darkside will be cold for minus -50 celcius.....even you will be wondering if we alone in universe? Is god, angels, satan, demon, ghost, spirit, exist? If we die on planet earth so what next? Etc....😄

  • Zuhair Mahmud

    Zuhair Mahmud

    4 days ago

    Black hole: you will die because you are coming too close to me if you come too close you gonna die! Me:* throws Lego brick at black hole* Black hole: absorbs the brick Black hole:aaah! Me:( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

  • Hey hi

    Hey hi

    4 days ago

    MIT helped take the picture btw

  • Michał Piskorski

    Michał Piskorski

    4 days ago

    Now its confirmed, space is a very scary place.

  • Qevon

    Qevon

    4 days ago

    What if the black hole is actually a planet?

  • kemi Koku

    kemi Koku

    5 days ago

    We should be happy and scared.

  • Sharkcraft

    Sharkcraft

    5 days ago

    There was a flat farther who discredited ALL their work and said that the image was fake, and made one in photoshop that looked way less realistic. I can't believe people like this exist -_-

  • osameyan Olamilekan

    osameyan Olamilekan

    Day ago

    @Sharkcraft because they need to give people something to gawk at, to convice them that they are actually working. So more millions of dollars can be pumped into their "research", instead of pumping that money into the society to better lives. There are people living on the street that will benefit from that money. About whether it is a blackhole or not. We agree the universe is vast and there are plenty unknowns out there, just because some humans (scientists) have hypothesized the blackhole that they've never seen before does not mean that everything that fits that description is indeed that. Using a basic analogy, a tiger is different from a fox even though they might look alike in 'structure' i.e 2 fore legs and 2 hind legs. If you were to be able to see the form of an animal thousands of kilometers away with your naked eyes, I'm sure you wont really be able to tell the difference cos it will be blurry. All those points given is me supposedly believing that the pic is real

  • Sharkcraft

    Sharkcraft

    Day ago

    @osameyan Olamilekan Why would it be fake? if the black whole was a lie, why not just lie that they can't be photographed and get on with it. also if it's not. black whole. What else would it be?! 0-o

  • osameyan Olamilekan

    osameyan Olamilekan

    Day ago

    @Sharkcraft Exactly my point. How can you just believe that's a blackhole (that's if they exist anyway). Let's agree they do exist, how can they prove that what they actually saw is the blackhole? What if it is something completely different that exists in the cosmos. Its not like they can see matter and light being swallowed into it or anything cos as you said we are light years away. Science as i know it is based on observation that must be consistent before it can be theorized and made a fact. That pic, if real, could be a whole different thing that scientists haven't hypothesized.

  • Sharkcraft

    Sharkcraft

    Day ago

    @osameyan Olamilekan Thanos is not a discovery by a team of scientist who know what they are doing plus, DO YOU EXPECT TO HAVE A GOOD QUALITY IMAGE OF A BLACK WHOLE LOCATED IN A DIFFERENT HECCLING GALAXY, LIGHT YEARS AWAY FROM EARTH?!

  • osameyan Olamilekan

    osameyan Olamilekan

    Day ago

    So this looks realistic to you? 😂 Thanos looks realistic to me but i know its all CGI.

  • TheGhostGamer

    TheGhostGamer

    5 days ago

    meanwhile NASA with hubble space telescope has images billions of images of black holes filed away

  • Zuhair Mahmud

    Zuhair Mahmud

    4 days ago

    Actually the pictures are drawn but this is real footage

  • Chun Kah787

    Chun Kah787

    5 days ago

    We gonna die because what if the black hole come nearer when we finally can see it

  • CHR0M0Z0M3

    CHR0M0Z0M3

    5 days ago

    *FAKE*

  • Timothy Clarke

    Timothy Clarke

    5 days ago

    Google (Superunknown Soundgarden wiki) typed exactly. You will see the Album cover of a bands 1994 album of which its debut single was "black hole sun". I want to know what others think of the striking similarity to our first images of a black hole. I find it very strange, bizarre, and peculiar. 🤷‍♂️

  • Oliver S

    Oliver S

    5 days ago

    So u believe in cartoons?!

  • Jeremiah Peguero JP

    Jeremiah Peguero JP

    6 days ago

    So we are seeing the black hole about 3 million years ago from now

  • Cholo Del rosari0

    Cholo Del rosari0

    6 days ago

    With the recent image of the black hole, can we also know about its composition and properties? If so, is it true that only way to solve the theory of quantum gravity, which unifying relativity with quantum mechanics, is in the black hole itself?

  • Yazan Majdalawi

    Yazan Majdalawi

    6 days ago

    But that means that there is some light that wasn't absorbed by the black hole and could come to earth so we saw it... Right?

  • Laween Haji

    Laween Haji

    7 days ago

    I think it prefers to be called a African American hole

  • RICARDO P

    RICARDO P

    3 days ago

    Laween Haji naacp would like to know your location

  • Time  Keeper

    Time Keeper

    7 days ago

    They took 8 picture of nothing in space put it in computer ,made a picture of what a black hole would look like ? Not a pic of black hole

  • sanjay rohra

    sanjay rohra

    Day ago

    Then they will make a documatry

  • Time  Keeper

    Time Keeper

    6 days ago

    @Franek Dolas you are not listening to what they are saying people hear what they want to hear ,stop filling in blanks ,listen to Ted talks lady who did this it's a computer simulation of what a black hole would look like from the data they feed the computer .

  • Franek Dolas

    Franek Dolas

    6 days ago

    Not exactly like you said. They took real picture of the whole thing, just not at once. Image a regular digital camera. It has a matrix of photosensitive detectors, each representing one pixel of a final image. Here we have those 8 telescopes that were very alike those small detectors inside the camera. And thanks to Earth's rotation we get many more pixels, because the telescopes rotated. Then the computer program was used - but no to simulate, but rather to compose a final image of many "pixels" taken - not at once, but during some time. It's a great simplification, but conveys the idea.

  • GRi A TRi

    GRi A TRi

    7 days ago

    Don't be fooled guys, Its the logo of AMD Ryzen in 144p pfffttttt dammit NASA playing with us again.

  • Itz Ashley

    Itz Ashley

    7 days ago

    *_Space dont exist_*

  • Lou Aubrey Cañedo

    Lou Aubrey Cañedo

    8 days ago

    when it reach us i will be happy to see it. in tears. 😊

  • Aliyah Profeta

    Aliyah Profeta

    8 days ago

    it's doctor strange's magic portal.

  • Anurag Verma

    Anurag Verma

    8 days ago

    What is expected weight of whole matter of universe....what will be schwarzschild radius of it... How big bang explains that..how d universe came out of its schwarzschild radius

  • Hamza Saeed

    Hamza Saeed

    8 days ago

    I am paying more attention to the fact that he has 5.8 million subscribers and 5.8 million views in this video. (As of June 7, 2019)

  • M00tjee hadd

    M00tjee hadd

    8 days ago

    Hahaha science just discover this we muslims new this for more than thousand years it was already described in our holy book.. if youre interested look at this usdownload.net/item/video-jjABZ9JtX_M.html

  • Krma Krma

    Krma Krma

    9 days ago

    Why is it in 144p Thought they had light speed frames

  • Thanos

    Thanos

    Day ago

    I hope this is a joke.

  • Anissah Eugene

    Anissah Eugene

    9 days ago

    Me: ALL NERDS INGAGE Me: Wait, that means me too....

  • Masterful Meditation

    Masterful Meditation

    9 days ago

    You will find later - this picture of a Black Hole is a FAKE

  • TheLegion28

    TheLegion28

    8 hours ago

    prove it

  • Levin

    Levin

    9 days ago

    Why is it so blurry Fight me

  • Tigeeer J

    Tigeeer J

    9 days ago

    Why does space gotta be like this

  • Han Rebecca

    Han Rebecca

    9 days ago

    I wanna go there

  • crazeeborg

    crazeeborg

    9 days ago

    Black holes suck 😂

  • Prachi Pande

    Prachi Pande

    10 days ago

    5.8M views 5.8M subs WOW.

  • King Santos

    King Santos

    10 days ago

    I thought m87 was a gun lol

  • Simitachi

    Simitachi

    10 days ago

    I thought it was just a single woman who took the image.

  • Chad LikesFortnite

    Chad LikesFortnite

    10 days ago

    *Black hole sucks* "Ok time to like my comment"

  • MaxVidyStudios

    MaxVidyStudios

    10 days ago

    actually I have an earth sized telescope in my room

  • My Imaginary World

    My Imaginary World

    10 days ago

    Everyone: YAAY!!! :D Finally, we have an image of a black hole!!! This is one of the greatest achievements in astronomy and physics!!! :D Idiots: The image is too blurry! >:-( I hate it! >:-(

  • Magic school bus Crash

    Magic school bus Crash

    10 days ago

    Tbh I thought my eye degree escalated to immeasurable heights when I saw that photo at 0:01.

  • Theendman

    Theendman

    11 days ago

    Here I am, two months late to the party!

  • Unlxck G4ming

    Unlxck G4ming

    11 days ago

    Stupid idiots still think earth is flat

  • Aze Grazwe

    Aze Grazwe

    11 days ago

    why you no scientist yet? (im a 13 yro) -mom,dad&brother

  • Force Gaming

    Force Gaming

    11 days ago

    In Russia Black Hole takes picture of you

  • shaolin monk

    shaolin monk

    13 days ago

    We don't even have a true picture of the earth we live on but you show how a bunch of students found a pin hole in the ceiling ? This place is the center of everything. There is nowhere to go . Signed S. Monk

  • shaolin monk

    shaolin monk

    13 days ago

    "dazzle them with bs ... they'll never be able to prove anything "

  • Yoga Raihan

    Yoga Raihan

    13 days ago

    Yes ?

  • X- Ray

    X- Ray

    13 days ago

    Damnnn.That looks same as my butthole. I guess I'm the chosen one...

  • Cabdifataax cllaahi ciise

    Cabdifataax cllaahi ciise

    13 days ago

    in Muslim we knew This before and it's call Tariq our god told us in Kuran

  • Free mium

    Free mium

    13 days ago

    FAKE IT JUST CGI

  • Joshua Waring

    Joshua Waring

    10 days ago

    Free mium prove it

  • Licks Everything

    Licks Everything

    14 days ago

    So how do y’all know that’s a black hole and how y’all know we can die from it

  • Daru Syawal

    Daru Syawal

    14 days ago

    Can this collaboration telescopes find where's Thanos?

  • Zaid Nezam

    Zaid Nezam

    14 days ago

    I hate how such a large leap in science and people commenting overused and unfunny memes and bringing in irrelevant flat earthers which has nothing to do with blackholes.

  • Materva

    Materva

    14 days ago

    This is fake. Any time images get released its staged, made up like a CG artist would do to get attention and funding.

  • Yusof Najm

    Yusof Najm

    12 days ago

    Materva your joking right. Cause this is by an independent group, not NASA lol.

  • Atul Nair

    Atul Nair

    14 days ago

    You are the most inspiring thing i have ever seen, i exactly wanna be you, i have learned so much from you thank you for everything! 😍

  • Zoes Dada

    Zoes Dada

    14 days ago

    It said picture of black hole i thought it was a picture of my ex naked.

  • believer in christ

    believer in christ

    15 days ago

    Fake

  • George wood

    George wood

    15 days ago

    Could they not have taken a picture of a closer one?

  • Mr. Black

    Mr. Black

    15 days ago

    So the picture taken is like 55 million years old .. *DAMN*

  • I’m ANDZUKK

    I’m ANDZUKK

    15 days ago

    👌

  • imabanana2004

    imabanana2004

    15 days ago

    Scientists: spent TENS of years on trying to capture the black hole picture. People: *ItS pHoToShOpPeD. No? ExPlAiN wHy ItS sO fUzZy*

  • Rasika Jayamini

    Rasika Jayamini

    15 days ago

    Einstein is the man😨😨😨 he understood this before 100 years ago...😱😱😱

  • Depressed Cat

    Depressed Cat

    15 days ago

    They should have taken the photo with an iphone tsk tsk

  • Dat boi Who goes ahoy!

    Dat boi Who goes ahoy!

    16 days ago

    The resolution of the first ever photo of a black hole is better than the resolution of the music video for Supermassive Black Hole by Muse 😂

  • chintigupta

    chintigupta

    16 days ago

    Also please explain why galaxies are Discs

  • TheLegion28

    TheLegion28

    8 hours ago

    Not all galaxies are discs.

  • chintigupta

    chintigupta

    16 days ago

    Can you please make a video describing why there is no sound in space?

  • Deena Eldaour

    Deena Eldaour

    14 days ago

    chintigupta sound is considered a mechanical wave and in order for the wave to form there must be a collision of matter. Space has no matter so that simply means no sound :)

  • dik baggot

    dik baggot

    16 days ago

    0:44 at first i thought you had a drawn image of someone putting his finger in the black hole.

  • Irvin Urioste

    Irvin Urioste

    16 days ago

    Fake it's a fuckin donut

  • Cl Sharma

    Cl Sharma

    16 days ago

    Is it really black hole? WHERE DOES THE WAY GO THROUGH IT??? MAY BE TOWARDS HEAVEN.

  • Joshua Waring

    Joshua Waring

    10 days ago

    Cl Sharma it doesn’t go anywhere.

  • Alex Barnaville

    Alex Barnaville

    16 days ago

    WOW!! 53 million light years away. PLEASE!!! What a load of rubbish. I can't believe people take this as truth. You will believe anything.....

  • TheLegion28

    TheLegion28

    8 hours ago

    what?

  • politically incorrect

    politically incorrect

    16 days ago

    do you want to see black hole you braindeath spacetime bending idiots ??? and how exactly is this proving general relativity ?? It is actually proving that the universe is electro-magnetic ..... /watch?v=-Hzvvjh3_8g&t=78s

  • TheLegion28

    TheLegion28

    8 hours ago

    what? how?

  • MrJakeJimmy

    MrJakeJimmy

    17 days ago

    Black hole sun won't you come..

  • Rocer

    Rocer

    17 days ago

    like what Patrick Star did, push the Earth somewhere else lol

  • Ginshirou Ueno

    Ginshirou Ueno

    19 days ago

    If Hawking only lived for another year... 💔

  • BazKar

    BazKar

    14 days ago

    Nah bro why you feeling bad for him, he already knew what it looked like

  • Nitish Anand

    Nitish Anand

    19 days ago

    Black hole is just a gateway to another universe

  • Red Dunkey

    Red Dunkey

    19 days ago

    its your hologram

  • Weißbrot Waigmann

    Weißbrot Waigmann

    19 days ago

    I got a question about black holes, let's pretend first that white holes exist, what happens when we put a white hole a black hole? Will the black hole swallow the white hole, will the white hole expload and take the black hole with it, or will the forces cancle out?

  • Light Kira shimigami

    Light Kira shimigami

    19 days ago

    I had more than 9 dreams about the end of the world this week its warning me

  • TheLegion28

    TheLegion28

    8 hours ago

    bruh there are 7 days in a week

  • Light Kira shimigami

    Light Kira shimigami

    19 days ago

    It means that the earth is coming to a end

  • Light Kira shimigami

    Light Kira shimigami

    18 days ago

    @Emre it is there's no way that the end is not coming it is

  • Emre

    Emre

    19 days ago

    No. Just no.

  • Harley Wil

    Harley Wil

    19 days ago

    Don’t you just hate it when u fall in a black hole before dinner

  • Alpay Cetin

    Alpay Cetin

    20 days ago

    ich wünschte ich könnte so englisch sprechen :(

  • Alpay Cetin

    Alpay Cetin

    16 minutes ago

    @TheLegion28 google translate hilft nicht immer , außerdem will ich nicht abhängig von einem translater sein

  • TheLegion28

    TheLegion28

    8 hours ago

    ich wünschte, ich könnte so deutsch sprechen, also benutze ich google translate

  • Matsuta Haruyuki

    Matsuta Haruyuki

    20 days ago

    I hope im dead before earth is destroyed

  • 茶岩石Allergy Boys

    茶岩石Allergy Boys

    20 days ago

    Fantastic!

  • Blade 781

    Blade 781

    20 days ago

    I hope stephen hawking has 1 year left to live to saw what he spend his whole life to this black hole

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