A New Image of THAT Black Hole ⚫ – Sixty Symbols

From Sixty Symbols.

Professor Mike Merrifield discusses a new image revealing polarised light (and the magnetic field) around M87’s supermassive black hole.
More links and info below ↓ ↓ ↓

Our video on the original image: https://youtu.be/rflupY5Aa-Q
See our black hole playlist of videos: http://bit.ly/Black_Hole_Videos

Event Horizon Telescope: https://eventhorizontelescope.org
More about the new image: https://eventhorizontelescope.org/blog/astronomers-image-magnetic-fields-edge-m87s-black-hole

Mike Merrifield is an astronomer at The University of Nottingham – https://twitter.com/AstroMikeMerri

Many images courtesy of ESO – see more at: https://www.eso.org

PAPERS…
First M87 Event Horizon Telescope Results. VIII. Magnetic Field Structure near The Event Horizon: https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/2041-8213/abe4de
First M87 Event Horizon Telescope Results. VII. Polarization of the Ring: https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/2041-8213/abe71d

Polarisation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KM2TkM0hzW8

Deep Sky Videos on M87: https://youtu.be/ppIk7h0XHBE

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