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BLACK HOLE GALAXY
Supermassive Black Holes Could Be More Common Than We Thought
A new study could overhaul our understanding of these cosmic monsters.
Johns Hopkins University/Modified from an original image by Amadeo Bachar
Black Hole Eats A Star The Size Of Our Sun... And Burps
The belch set out a jet of matter moving at nearly the speed of light.
ESA/XMM-Newton/G. Ponti et al. 2015
This Is What The Center Of Our Galaxy Looks Like
Astronomers take an unprecedented, x-ray view of the black hole in the center of the Milky Way.
Astronomers Reveal Monster Black Hole's Dizzying Speed
Black Holes Come Into the Light
Director, Columbia Astrobiology Center
Stephen Hawking has made rather pessimistic wagers about them, and no one has yet seen them up close. Yet despite all of this, the near mythological objects we now call black holes turn out to play a noisy role in making the cosmos appear the way it does.
Black Hole Swallows Star: Scientists Get First Glimpse Of Victim
"This is the first time we've actually been able to pinpoint what kind of star was disrupted," study lead author Suvi Gezari
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