The Eye of Sauron? A Blurry Bagel? The Internet ’s Black Hole Memes Are Out of This World

The first picture of a black hole was released Wednesday, marking a giant feat for science — and, because this is the internet, paving the way for a slew of memes. The photo — a blurry shot that shows a black hole at the center of the Messier 87 galaxy — quickly became meme fodder as people drew comparisons between the fiery orange circle and other famous round objects. The Eye of Sauron, the flaming eye featured in The Lord of the Rings, immediately jumped to mind for many: NSF: Amazing first photo of black hole! This changes everything! Sauron: Mother? pic.twitter.com/4ML5ytcZuX — Sarah Parcak (@indyfromspace) April 10, 2019 Oh look a photo of a black hole…..wait a damn minute….middle earth ?!?! #BlackHole pic.twitter.com/TOXZlPrxJc — Rick (@KickAssTakeNaps) April 10, 2019 The Eye of Sauron is apparently now hiding in the middle of space waiting patiently for his return. https://t.co/8AgLpWygPC — Josh Gad (@joshgad) April 10, 2019 Adult Me: This further proves Einstein’s theory of gravity 13 yr old Me: [Speaking to Frodo in my Eye of Sauron voice] You cannot hide. I see you. There is no life in the void…only death. pic.twitter.com/3ShEO7pFw5 — Martin Horne (@Martinhorne) April 10, 2019 Are you serious it’s the friggin eye of sauron https://t.co/xatM6BWXRp — tea lizard (@nwquah) April 10, 2019 For some, the black hole picture served as a reminder to eat breakfast: bl...
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