How Close Are We to Photographing a Black Hole?

  • Published on Nov 19, 2017
  • What does a black hole look like? No one knows for sure. Artists make their images based on what physicists think they look like. But that could be about to change.

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  • Syakil Ahmed
    Syakil Ahmed 11 hours ago

    Its 2019 are they yet?

  • Qasim Bob
    Qasim Bob 21 hour ago

    It's already 2019.... where's the damn photos ???

  • Wounded eye
    Wounded eye 2 days ago +1

    2019 and no results yet.

  • sahil guleria
    sahil guleria 3 days ago

    Cool T-shirt though.... Can anyone tell where to get that? 😅

  • boots adventurer
    boots adventurer 3 days ago

    Im just watching this, and now 2019. So, do you already have the photos?

  • leoblaster101
    leoblaster101 3 days ago

    if its takes 50 million years for light to reach the black hole(BH), then how come the radio waves are reflected from a BH and received back in just 5 days ?!

  • Addicted Gamer
    Addicted Gamer 3 days ago

    2019 anyone?

  • Vanessa L
    Vanessa L 3 days ago

    Your dad sees a black hole every time he fucks your mom.

  • TheOG llama21
    TheOG llama21 3 days ago

    So how do we know what they are

  • MehdiDev
    MehdiDev 4 days ago

    its 2019 where's the Pictures ?

  • Saddiki Fahd
    Saddiki Fahd 4 days ago

    Guys the first image of a black hole Wil be in 14 th of March

  • Nicholas Lomas
    Nicholas Lomas 4 days ago

    Black holes don’t exist

  • Anuj Suryavanshi
    Anuj Suryavanshi 4 days ago

    Jan 2019 and still nothing

  • Vasu Deva
    Vasu Deva 5 days ago

    It's 2019 now but where's the picture?

  • Devil’s Never Cry
    Devil’s Never Cry 5 days ago

    It's 2019 come on

  • True North
    True North 5 days ago

    It's already 2019..... Where's the damn pictures????

  • Dark Apprentice
    Dark Apprentice 6 days ago +2

    Watching this for the first time in 2019. Apparently it didn't work

  • Luna *
    Luna * 6 days ago

    Its 2019 is there a photo

  • Amin Bilal
    Amin Bilal 8 days ago +2

    It’s already 2019 where’s the damn pictures?

  • Sam Marie
    Sam Marie 8 days ago

    i want my update its 2019

  • Achmad Kishan Bussoni

    Blackhole isn't real thing

  • Chaitanya patre
    Chaitanya patre 9 days ago

    2019 now

  • Navid Behroozi
    Navid Behroozi 9 days ago

    That guy sounds like steve carell lol

  • loveantique
    loveantique 9 days ago +1

    Where are ma pics? 2019 already.

  • KitCat Whiskers
    KitCat Whiskers 10 days ago

    2019... let's focus on deep oceans... lol. Let's discover deep oceans and astronomy.

  • AntipodeanStar
    AntipodeanStar 10 days ago

    It's happening according to The Guardian. The data is "spectacular" and very high quality. The international team working on the data say they have achieved a historic breakthrough today and we will have an image within the next few months.

  • Chandan Kumar Das
    Chandan Kumar Das 10 days ago +1

    I have a black hole with me which eat all the money i get

  • Dirty Blond
    Dirty Blond 10 days ago

    I saw a black hole once, but she was a real bitch...

  • ཨབ་དུལ ཝ་ཧཱིད།

    It's already 2019..... Where's the damn pictures????

  • DMG 13
    DMG 13 11 days ago +1

    2019 ?

  • potatocloud 22
    potatocloud 22 12 days ago

    Its already 2019 🤪

  • Jake Bauer
    Jake Bauer 12 days ago

    2019 bud

  • Thomas Backstedt
    Thomas Backstedt 13 days ago

    "there a part of us that doesnt want to believe they are real", so if thats the case, what is at the center of our galaxy?

  • Kool Person
    Kool Person 13 days ago

    No one ever photographed a black hole in human history before....until your mom went to the gynecologist

  • Jacinda Mcdermot
    Jacinda Mcdermot 14 days ago

    When we get a picture Hollywood is still gonna make them look like that

  • wan ryan
    wan ryan 14 days ago

    2019 now

  • Amy Docherty
    Amy Docherty 15 days ago

    its january 2019 fml... still no pictures

  • SuperHan
    SuperHan 15 days ago +15

    Don't tap read more..

    Your 2019 is cursed, like to undo the curse

  • Spark 55
    Spark 55 15 days ago

    Its 2019! wheres the picture? By the way greeting from 2019

  • Mark Rios
    Mark Rios 15 days ago

    It’s 2019 where it at?

  • Jennifer'Michelle Odoski

    I am so excited about this because I love 'super massive' black holes I know they exist and
    I want to see one!!! 2019 this is the year and I am so ready!

  • dtc private
    dtc private 15 days ago

    Hey Seeker, Where did you get that lovely animation of that Supermassive Black Hole with an accretion disk at 4:50 in the video?

  • Lakko
    Lakko 15 days ago

    "Not even light..."

  • Ammar Sagheer
    Ammar Sagheer 15 days ago

    its 2019, any news of the picture??

  • Scarecrow Cherry
    Scarecrow Cherry 17 days ago

    How you know how it looks like and you've never seen one

  • Meep 2.5
    Meep 2.5 19 days ago +4

    *is watching in 2019*

  • Ashwin Kumar
    Ashwin Kumar 19 days ago

    It's 2019 and we are still waiting

  • shahid A
    shahid A 20 days ago +1

    It's 2019 now....where are the pictures dude...🙄🙄

  • Kawaiina我是一個中國半韓國女孩

    It's almost 2019😂😂😂it's new year's Eve 😂😂

  • Dante Falls
    Dante Falls 22 days ago

    Where dey at, doe?