This Hubble Space Telescope photograph shows the jet of matter ejected from M87 at nearly the speed of light, as it stretches 1.5 kpc (5 kly) from the galactic core
They are seeing the event horizon, not the black hole itself. They come across as a bunch of self-congratulatory douchebags, in my opinion. This is not some life-changing announcement, as the one guy suggests. It is a fucking recreation of an image that requires a computer to make it visible, aka a simulation. Fuck these people.