Black Hole Jets

M87’s Black Hole is Firing Out Jets that Travel 99% the Speed of Light

Can black holes be famous? If they can, then the one at the heart of the M87 galaxy qualifies. And…

2 years ago

What are Active Galactic Nuclei?

The center of large galaxies are active places, where supermassive black holes pump out an incredible amount of light and…

5 years ago

Astronomers Catch A Quasar Shutting Off

Last week, astronomers at Yale University reported seeing something unusual: a seemingly stedfast beacon from the far reaches of the Universe went quiet.…

7 years ago

Supermassive Black Hole Blasting Molecular Hydrogen Solves Outstanding Mystery

The supermassive black holes in the cores of most massive galaxies wreak havoc on their immediate surroundings. During their most…

7 years ago

Delving Into The Mystery Of Black Hole Jets

The concept of a black hole jet isn't a new one, but we still have a lot to learn about…

8 years ago

ALMA Peers Into Giant Black Hole Jets

Did you ever wonder what it would be like to observe what happens to a galaxy near a black hole?…

8 years ago

Speca – An Intriguing Look Into The Beginning Of A Black Hole Jet

[/caption] Its name is SPECA - a Spiral-host Episodic radio galaxy tracing Cluster Accretion. That's certainly a mouthful of words…

10 years ago

Big Ol’ Black Hole Jets

[/caption] Some 20,000 light years away, a black hole named GX 339-4 has produced one of the most exciting visible…

10 years ago