Why this black hole photo is such a big deal

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    What it took to collect these 54-million-year-old photons from a supermassive black hole.
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    This is an updated version of a video we published in 2016 about the Event Horizon Telescope, an international collaboration to image a black hole for the first time in human history.
    On April 10, 2019, the team announced their results: They had successfully imaged the supermassive black hole in the center of the galaxy m87, which is nearly 54 million light-years away from us. They were able to achieve unprecedented resolution using very long baseline interferometry, which combines the observations of multiple radio telescopes across the globe.
    The team wanted to find out whether Einstein's Theory of General Relativity holds up in the extreme environment of black holes, and the results do, in fact, seem to be consistent with the predictions. In the future, we may see more and shaper images of black holes as the team targets smaller wavelengths of light and recruits more telescopes. Eventually, they may include an orbiting space telescope.
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Media Stereotypes
Media Stereotypes

Black Holes were first theorized in 1916. That is 103 years ago, which does not = centuries! Maybe no one will notice. Shhhhhhh!

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PSN DarkTrilla
PSN DarkTrilla

Vox i think it would be really cool if you made a video on how much "clean air/oxygen" we actually inhale on a daily basis.

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Gaylord Testicles
Gaylord Testicles

Y

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Koda crowder
Koda crowder

*wouldn't it all be dead 58 million lightyears away is like dinosaur prehistoric times* *How can this be realivent/real* ? *By Peoples own Biases they call beliefs wouldnt this have happened a long time ago* ? *Before hawkings time Because by the time the light gets to observing distance it would already be dead & somehow we have a picture of cgi from something that's already gone* ? Bullocks

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Muhammad Fathoni
Muhammad Fathoni

Hey @vox what software do you guys use to edit this kind of video?

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grin and bear it -
grin and bear it -

Black hole is like a demonrat, it takes everything you feed it and never gives in return.

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Call Me Yamato
Call Me Yamato

If Only Stephen Hawking Lived One More Year.

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Arcadian Duke
Arcadian Duke

WTF? It's no "image" at all. Using a histogram? To estimate the diameter? This is complete BS! Nothing more than a fuzzy CGI that is now being passed onto the world to justify the cost. $19,300,000 for a best guess fuzzy computer generated image? Again, I say WTF? Will you nerds please explain to someone who clearly isn't as smart as you, why this is nothing more than science fiction, and why using "innovative algorithms" that create an image that isn't real, is an achievement?

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Kem Ko
Kem Ko

You need to check your "facts". I am not going to make it easy for you. Do your own RESEARCH & see if you can find out what MISINFORMATION that you are spreading.

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Vinod Menon
Vinod Menon

"Nothing moves faster than speed of light " she says . Has she not heard of Warp Drives , I ask ? :-)

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shaul sharabi
shaul sharabi

the black hole we captured is Super massive black hole or other?

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Steffi Castandillo
Steffi Castandillo

The effort they put just to capture the first image is damn hard

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BxckStxbber 12
BxckStxbber 12

Me: OMG THE FIRST BLACK HOLE IMAGE!! Girls: ...Ew that's the worst pic quality ever

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Jovani Quiroz
Jovani Quiroz

Meh

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GAMING MACHINE (tankionline)
GAMING MACHINE (tankionline)

why big deal? because its the biggest hole in the universe

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yoboytrel
yoboytrel

WAIT THIS IS REAL???

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Itay Maoz
Itay Maoz

Why do you say centuries ago, it has been barley 1

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Famous TV
Famous TV

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Dirga Buana
Dirga Buana

hm,when you explain it like that,it is outstanding that we can even get a picture at all.

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Pan Damasque
Pan Damasque

Is this video from the future? Because from where I'm watching 1916 is not "centuries ago".

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Jun Shibata
Jun Shibata

This was a Japanese team that made this find. No mention?

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Bugsy
Bugsy

obviously fake

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Bugsy
Bugsy

wake up sheeple

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Binker
Binker

This presentation is best viewed alongside something like "Wallace Thornhill: Black Hole or Plasmoid?"

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RafPlayZ
RafPlayZ

Light:**Travelling** BlackHole:*NOM NOM NOM*

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barritoo thy
barritoo thy

This is a unbelievable photo. They made a Blurry photo from that far! The photo would be a black screen with little dots on it, if our technology wasn’t as great as now. That photo was taken from 513,000,000,000,000,000,000km!

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Victor Nikolov
Victor Nikolov

This is a heated nut. It even has six sides. :-D

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Spondon.14 Gaming
Spondon.14 Gaming

thats really lit

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Demo Real
Demo Real

fake scientists can tell BS about astrophysics for years and journos will believe everything they say

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Marcus Doherty
Marcus Doherty

1:00 Uhhh, I may be wrong but I'm pretty sure bullets go twice the speed of light and that's why when you get shot in the head the brain isn't being torn, it's just the bullet squishing through so fast, it stretches the brain further than its breaking point.

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Angel Liux
Angel Liux

Still don't understand how they did this, can someone explain in a easy 1+1=2 way?

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Akshay Mali
Akshay Mali

Why did they not include Hubble Telescope in their project ? As it's already in space and would've helped capturing a more clear picture of a Black Hole by avoiding dust particles and gasses of the earth which are absent in space !

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Gary Gurniak
Gary Gurniak

I see black holes everyday and a bunch of Whitey ones to

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Duc Duc
Duc Duc

Flex tape ?

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R.D. outlaw
R.D. outlaw

So  how does this save the world , prevent starvation in 3rd world countries  !

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Ian Williams
Ian Williams

Because it’s the first visual representation of Kobe Bryant

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Titan Smash Games
Titan Smash Games

If only hawking lived one more year he could have seen this 😪

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Chuttunt Chumnong
Chuttunt Chumnong

it's very very so..... so... far away.... form us...

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Razordreamz
Razordreamz

The eye of Saruron is real!

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Chivo Chivito
Chivo Chivito

I’m still lost even more after watching this lol

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Simon Ruszczak
Simon Ruszczak

Bullshit, it's a plasmoid.

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F.B.I
F.B.I

Is it sad that if Steven Hawkins lived a year longer he would have seen a black hole

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Ray Mak
Ray Mak

The place of infinite density

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The Duke 71000 71000
The Duke 71000 71000

Black Holes only exist in the minds and computers of certain branches of Science where the Scientists forgot to get themselves any qualifications in Electrical matters. On the other hand Astro Electrical Physicists & Plasma Physicists are falling about laughing at this nonsense as the Pictures in reality show nothing more sinister than a Plasmoid. The Universe is run by Electricity (not gravity), and a spiders web of electrical currents (known as Birkland Currents) flow throughout the Universe connecting virtually everything. Where many of these current flows meet, commonly at the centre of Galaxies, is found a concentration of Plasma that carries electricity known as a Plasmoid. It is donut shaped, and can glow (as seen in the supposed "Black hole" pictures), if sufficient dust and gas is present to reveal it. The Plasmoid is effectively a "Junction box" of numerous "Birkland Currents". "Birkland Currents" are credited to Prof Kristian Birkland Nobel prize winner 1903. Who discovered the electrical connection between Earth & our Sun. His work was expanded by Prof Hans Alfven (Nobel Prize winner 1970) who discovered the spiders web of "Birkland" electrical currents that flow across the whole Universe. "Black Holes" belong in Science Fiction movies, not real Science.

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Joshua Degreiff
Joshua Degreiff

We need a galaxy 10s for take pictures better than photos this 😂

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Harsh Jaiswal
Harsh Jaiswal

Joss

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Dawn Marie May
Dawn Marie May

I heard it was the end of Snoop Dogs Blunt. Lol.

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Shubham Mourya
Shubham Mourya

Congratulations..... According to me, it is a 55 million years old image because data collected by telescopes is captured through that light(radio waves) which reach us after travelling 55 millions light years distance..........Am I right or not???

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Mariyeh Mushtaq
Mariyeh Mushtaq

The way he said, "so...that's why its real" in the end, makes me feel its not. Lol jk

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Robert Cathcart
Robert Cathcart

Looks like God enjoys a donut with his coffee.

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K Clark
K Clark

Pure propaganda and deception. So easy to see through this. What is wrong with you guys?

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Na Sha
Na Sha

her voice is stirring me up

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mash made
mash made

might be a plasmoid not a black hole

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Phrawsty
Phrawsty

The way that guy ended that was super gay...

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Pratheesh R
Pratheesh R

And people still believe in god

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Spanci0k
Spanci0k

VERY TYPICAL FOR SCIENTISM TO WASTE BILLIONS OF DOLLARS AND IN THE END SHOWING A PATHETIC FAKE OF SUPPOSEDLY BLACK HOLE... DELUSION IS CONTINUING ON FULL SPEED. PEOPLE BE SMART AND DON'T BE DECEIVED. LIKE THERE IS NOTHING ELSE MORE IMPORTANT IN THIS WORLD TO PAY ATTENTION TO, CONSIDERING HOW HARD THE MAINSTREAM IS PUSHING IN TO THE MASSES THIS "PICTURE"...

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John Doe
John Doe

Fake news. That galactic scaled celestial orange glazed donut was a paid actor.

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Felt Is king
Felt Is king

Science book companies: *sees picture* time to make New science books

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Kayn Frost
Kayn Frost

0:13 GTA san andreas big ear right?

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michelhouelpdesque
michelhouelpdesque

Black hole picture = so great it can fix mass zombification. It's just THAT great. "SARC" "Off"

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Noob Gaming
Noob Gaming

And here people are still thinking that earth is flat😁

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beautiful stick
beautiful stick

Just some progaganda like man walking on the moon. Nothing of this is real. We live on a flat land with a glass ceiling, there is nothing but heaven outside. Do you really think angels are living in some space with void ? BS

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sha zsha
sha zsha

wait does someone here say 'man, too bad stephen hawking dot, dot, dot, dot,'

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IndonesianAviationFan 561
IndonesianAviationFan 561

You want to know why? It is a meme

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sha zsha
sha zsha

ITS A RIDICULARITY!

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sam sam
sam sam

Soooo, why is it such a huge deal?

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PowerOf One
PowerOf One

0:54 So Vox believes in the Masonic led hoax that man landed on the moon............. lol Earth is flat. (But only some may discover this truth.)

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Felix Du
Felix Du

why is no one mentioning Stephen Hawking

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auki_ for RM/Kim Namjoon
auki_ for RM/Kim Namjoon

thank you Katie Bouman 💞

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Nortekman
Nortekman

Black Holes are always being blamed for everything. What about privileged White Holes?

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koala cousins
koala cousins

Yellow holes aint complaining about the free jobs white holes don't see while they are arguing about black holes.

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Bunny boy
Bunny boy

Aren't black holes for future time travel and white holes for past time travel?

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Simone ILMSM
Simone ILMSM

This black hole is scary, but have you ever looked inside the brain of a trap listener?

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ReiSEN -
ReiSEN -

it's okay we'll see one up close when our sun goes... *anxiety kicks in*

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LadyRokubi
LadyRokubi

This made me tear up a bit. It's almost poetic what we can still find out working as one. Its beautiful.

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Kawhi Leonard
Kawhi Leonard

Serious question, can 2 black holes have the same size but not the same mass?

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Kawhi Leonard
Kawhi Leonard

+koala cousins nice, thanks

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koala cousins
koala cousins

yes. but the one with less mass has a much smaller gravitational pull.

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p lr
p lr

What´s the geometry of a black hole? is there any representation? Tanx

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p lr
p lr

koala cousins ?

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koala cousins
koala cousins

it's impossible to know, since we can't truely see what it looks like, since their is no light to come to our eyes anyway.

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Ed Reyes
Ed Reyes

I wouldn't categorize this as a picture. I would say its an image enhanced by an algorithm. Job well done

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Alek S
Alek S

It took 53 million years for this not only to reach us but for us to develop into a species that sees it.

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koala cousins
koala cousins

, it only took us a couple thousand years as a species to reach this stage.

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Kiman Rasa
Kiman Rasa

I don't get it

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koala cousins
koala cousins

*clears throat*, Big telescopes on mountain tops, telescope take pieces of algorithm from black hole spot, scientist make image.

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diamond planet
diamond planet

Then why are you dealing it?

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Roger Guevremont
Roger Guevremont

Why is the photo of the black hole suspicious? The black hole and the bright region surrounding it is spherical. Radiation is emitted in every direction from all over the spherical region just outside of the black hole (event horizon). For this reason there should be no black hole in the middle of the photo. This photo has been adjusted to make it suitable for headlines "first image of a black hole"

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Abraham Zamora
Abraham Zamora

And on that day a meme was born and the internet thought it was good

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Stan Marr
Stan Marr

If this was the first picture of the "black hole", based on what,were all the previous illustrations made???????...because this picture looks a lot like the previous illustrations... I mean...if there were never ever a picture of it,how were illustrations made???... I'm confused!!!

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koala cousins
koala cousins

we either guessed, or we used the thing called science. I looked at a documentry and it's black hole is literally just a hole that's black. Because of the scientcy bois though we got a good guess of what a black hole would look like. but now we definitly know.

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Bill_Loves_Softness
Bill_Loves_Softness

I always knew it would look like this.

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Yayo
Yayo

Godspeed is faster than light

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Jerome Claessen
Jerome Claessen

Nice cgi

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koala cousins
koala cousins

Nice algorithm*

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DerTommynator
DerTommynator

I still don't understand why this picture is so important. I get that it's super hard to get a photo of a black hole, but do scientists now work with that photo, or do they now work on getting a better photo?

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inffected 0
inffected 0

Its important because it's concrete proof that Black Holes actually exist. Before now we didnt actually have direct evidence for them, we could tell something had to be there based off of the gravitational effects they have on everything around them and we were 99% certain they were black holes, but we had never physically SEEN one to prove it until now. This image just proves what we've known for the past 100 years as without a doubt true.

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FrozenRoxas
FrozenRoxas

So people compter-generated the photo from the data the telescopes picked up? Isn't that still technically a simulation / graphical representation, rather than a real photo?

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koala cousins
koala cousins

Isn't that what photos do? they are just graphical simulations on our cellphones or computers...

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noonesperfect
noonesperfect

this picture is brighter than our future

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koala cousins
koala cousins

this picture is our future

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nitewolf
nitewolf

Some people are so unbelievably smart at points that it amazes me that the complete idiots are taking over the world

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alxk78
alxk78

oh so they had to generate the image through data. Who knows what the hell were looking at.

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koala cousins
koala cousins

cellphones generate images from data... your pictures on your devices are just lines of code

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Olabinjo Adeniran
Olabinjo Adeniran

Someone at Vox definitely typed this narrative up and a bot is speaking to us. INCREDIBLE!

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Jesus Christ
Jesus Christ

A "privileged" group of telescopes??? Wait. What? There weren't enough transgender telescopes represented by them??

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Dinesh Kumar
Dinesh Kumar

What if it's someone's brown hole

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YZ Cuber
YZ Cuber

So...we r actually seeing the image of the blackhole that is actually 55million years old

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ThirdThumb x
ThirdThumb x

We are 1 day closer... To death. But hey ho we can see a black hole. Rip hawking 💔

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bojo perez
bojo perez

nope lol even this picture is an illustration from data

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Awais Noor
Awais Noor

That black hole picture is pulling me in

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You see what i did there
You see what i did there

You guys do realize that the photo is about 55 million years ago right?

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Yasir Irshad
Yasir Irshad

A truly remarkable moment in history and astronomy.

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Cd 28
Cd 28

5:03 I think I have a blurry vision. I need glasses

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Michael Björk
Michael Björk

It's still a generated image right? Since they used radio telescopes?

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uchiha sausage
uchiha sausage

Blurr

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Cerealynx
Cerealynx

What if that is just a photo held up by an alien who wanted to troll us humans who view us as worms compared to them :(

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Darnell Hendeason
Darnell Hendeason

"Real" = "as close to authentic as we've gotten so far".

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