Why this black hole photo is such a big deal

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Vox
Vox - 3 months ago
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level 5000 commander
level 5000 commander - 7 days ago
1000th like
Andy Martinez
Andy Martinez - Month ago
Gif was more disappointing than this USa-video channel.
Chris Hendricks
Chris Hendricks - 2 months ago
*why did you presumed we have 7secs attention span?* 🤣
cairo
cairo - 2 months ago
Really great script, and narration Joss, you have a talent. :)
Èlia Gàmiz
Èlia Gàmiz - 2 months ago
@Brett MacnChee go suck pewdipie's lasagna
Pablo Pulido
Pablo Pulido - 2 hours ago
We need to put a telescope on the edge of our galaxy and transmit them back here.
Pablo Pulido
Pablo Pulido - 2 hours ago
We still don’t really know what it looks like. There could be different shaped black holes for all we know
Cute Krishna
Cute Krishna - Day ago
Good place to dump our Waste 🙂
Big 1 Nick
Big 1 Nick - Day ago
“Nothing goes faster than light”
Cameras: well I took a picture of a black hole 54 million light years away
I add irrelevant comments to videos
Bruh, point 2 cameras at the black hole, 1 for photos and the other 1 for videos.
Beanmachine91
Beanmachine91 - 3 days ago
the center of every galaxy is a black hole, or is it?
Beanmachine91
Beanmachine91 - 9 hours ago
i heard some shoot out beams of light, like a death ray lol @dominic
dominic
dominic - 9 hours ago
yes
Aravind Reddy K
Aravind Reddy K - 4 days ago
Ask Tony stark he might have a picture Already..
Captain America
Captain America - 5 days ago
What happened to the dude that normally narrates these vox videos?
deathstar94
deathstar94 - 5 days ago
What if a black hole is a worm hole that leads somewhere, would explain why it's so far away from us, maybe we weren't ment to find it
Phantoms Animations
Phantoms Animations - 6 days ago
The thumbnail black hole looks like an eye!
lord beerus
lord beerus - 7 days ago
everything about universe is scary and awesome at same time......
BAMF
BAMF - 8 days ago
wow 20 years of work. This probably the most time spent on making a meme i have known.
HongKong ball
HongKong ball - 10 days ago
all i see is a donut
As If Aye Mate
As If Aye Mate - 10 days ago
What if a black hole is really just a black planet where Africans live ?
As If Aye Mate
As If Aye Mate - 10 days ago
For all we know that image that was taken could've captured something that has happened millions of years ago.
Pagong27Gaming
Pagong27Gaming - 11 days ago
I'm going to nickname this image as "The Blurry Black Hole Image."
Name
Name - 11 days ago
Inside the black hole is our system administrator
ahsan iqbal
ahsan iqbal - 13 days ago
It's a kid's doing and
adults just came up with the big idea
s s
s s - 13 days ago
Photoshop black hole,there is no black hole
Sassa M
Sassa M - 8 days ago
s s Explain.
Master Gamer
Master Gamer - 16 days ago
Born to early to see the end of memes born just right to see the blackhole
Caroline Kessler
Caroline Kessler - 17 days ago
I just don’t understand space
Roman Kondrachov
Roman Kondrachov - 19 days ago
Extraordinary stuff!
Khairul Nizam
Khairul Nizam - 21 day ago
5.30...is that is the first picture of black hole..then all other photos of black hole was just a fabrication of a graphic representation of a black hole...lol
tyler mack the game child
Imagine if we were in that computer
Astronuat Izzy
Astronuat Izzy - 22 days ago
I-ts s-so beautiful 😭 Such a discovery can blow your mind Sniff*
Chi Pa Pa
Chi Pa Pa - 23 days ago
No matter how far the black hole is in the center of our galaxy, it is slowly pulling everything around it. Our solar system will one day far far into the future be sucked into it.
Chi Pa Pa
Chi Pa Pa - 8 days ago
@CryoToast Unless humans colonize other planets. There are already plans being made for Mars.
CryoToast
CryoToast - 11 days ago
Well, our sun will explode before that, and humans will have been extinct for billions of years
sportster306
sportster306 - 26 days ago
4 seconds in and they can’t stay away from the word privileged 🙃 shocking
ChristianTRP
ChristianTRP - 29 days ago
Ugh I can’t even take a picture of a star.
But wait, if nothing can go faster than light, how does light get stuck and can’t escape?!
digitalsonder
digitalsonder - Month ago
Scientists: We finally took a picture of a black hole!! This changes everything
Internet: UwuU!!! We presSent to u,,,, black hole chan!!! >3< !!!
Ryk Son
Ryk Son - Month ago
Yet the nasa data was lost
The Word Forever
The Word Forever - Month ago
"If one conceives of religion and science according to these definitions then a conflict between them appears impossible. For science can only ascertain what is, but not what should be..." - Albert Einstien (theist)
Scotty Storm
Scotty Storm - Month ago
It is not a photo it is made up BS.
Sassa M
Sassa M - 8 days ago
Scotty Storm Explain.
Bernardo Ortiz
Bernardo Ortiz - Month ago
This is fake, astronauts threw an android from the moon with a slingshot and took a picture
Sassa M
Sassa M - 8 days ago
Bernardo Ortiz Explain how that would create such an image
iTzRemo
iTzRemo - Month ago
its not real
The Gooberment-Sucks
The Gooberment-Sucks - Month ago
Turns out it was debris on the lens
Depressed Cat
Depressed Cat - Month ago
Nobody:
Vox:WhY ThiS BlaCk hOLe pHOto iS sUcH a BiG DeAL
Goldenboy 214
Goldenboy 214 - Month ago
The black holes imo are portals acting as a revolving door between the spirit world and natural world. Like the looney toon sign when a cartoon reacts with the real world.
Penny29
Penny29 - Month ago
it looks like a donut
Galimah
Galimah - Month ago
the only other feat by humans that comes close to this is the game X-com: UFO Defense
Kpshyamala Palanippandi
Who else is scrolling through the comments
Momchil Andonov
Momchil Andonov - Month ago
THIS IS NOT A PICTURE OF A BLACK HOLE! If this was a picture it would've been taken with an optical telescope like Hubble yet it was take via multiple radiotelescopes thus it's an image! Also I wouldn't call it an image of a black hole either for one simple reason - you cannot see a black hole by definition but you can see an Event Horizon and the scientists made an image of it :).
Greg Smith
Greg Smith - Month ago
How do you "know" it's a black hole? You don't! No one does. But some INTERPRET it as one. Some people WANT it to be a black hole. Even though black holes are only hypothetical, mathematical constructs. Think for yourself for a change.
Bugler55
Bugler55 - Month ago
@XY ZW No, but the theory for why we stick to the ground is equally applicable for black holes.
Bugler55
Bugler55 - Month ago
What do you mean hypothetical? I mean is gravity merely a mathematical construct? All these things are just mathematical theories supported by empirical evidence. Could there be another reason we stick to the ground? Certainly, but this is the best theory I've heard.
Syon Cheung
Syon Cheung - Month ago
Orange space donut
Tinashe Masoka
Tinashe Masoka - Month ago
You didn't explain why it's a big deal, ya you make it clear that It was very hard but why the hell does this image matter
Tinashe Masoka
Tinashe Masoka - 4 days ago
Proving theories is nice and all but the point of the video was to explain why know the image of a black hole is such a big deal. The way I see it didn't fulfill its purpose which to explain why the image was such a big deal
TwiSteD Cringe
TwiSteD Cringe - Month ago
*When u are the most powerful being in the space but people makes memes on u*


*Cries in Space*
fat cunt
fat cunt - Month ago
Guys... that's me in the womb
noob now
noob now - Month ago
I don’t like the line “that’s coming towards us”
Dark MaesterTM
Dark MaesterTM - Month ago
1987 : we will travel faster than light
2019 : Oh finally got a pic of a black hole
SCRUFFS BEATZ
SCRUFFS BEATZ - Month ago
"so thats why it's real" lmao he just said they used a computer, aka CGI computer generated muthafuken image...
rest
rest - Month ago
I mean hey we could just literally wait many more years just to take a picture of a black hole in person and setting humanity behind a 1000 years because we have to disprove the claims of the conspiracy theorists.
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