Active Galactic Nucleus

Black Holes, Fermi Bubbles and the Milky Way

Deep at the heart of our galaxy lurks a black hole. This isn't exciting news, but neither is it a…

8 years ago

Messier 106: Amateur and Professional Astronomers Join Together to Peer Into the Eyes of Creation

Nearly four million light years away in the direction of the constellation of Canes Venatici, a visage of creation awaited…

8 years ago

Astronomers Discover Ancient ‘Ultra-Red’ Galaxies

[/caption]A team of astronomers, led by Jiasheng Huang (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics) using the Spitzer Space Telescope, have discovered four…

9 years ago

Galaxy Interactions Could Cause Overweight Black Holes

[/caption] Yep. It's true. Almost all galaxies are guilty of having a supermassive black hole in their centers. Some even…

9 years ago