M87 3-Color Simulation Credit L Medeiros IAS small.jpg

Black hole simulation L. Medeiros; C. Chan; D. Psaltis; F. Özel; University of Arizona; Institute for Advanced Study. Simulation of M87 black hole showing the motion of plasma as it swirls around the black hole. The bright thin ring that can be seen in blue is the edge of what we call the black hole shadow.