Researchers used computer simulations of black holes and machine learning to generate a revised version (right) of the famous first image of a black hole that was released back in 2019 (left).
Medeiros et al 2023
The Event Horizon Telescope collaboration, which released the world's first image of a black hole in 2019, unveiled a new view on Wednesday showing how the object at the center of the M87 galaxy looks in polarized light.
The first-ever image of a black hole was released Wednesday by a consortium of researchers, showing the "black hole at the center of galaxy M87, outlined by emission from hot gas swirling around it under the influence of strong gravity near its event horizon."
Event Horizon Telescope collaboration et al