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Hubble Spots “Impossible” Debris Disk Around a Black Hole

Using the Hubble Space Telescope, a team of astronomers recently observed a bright disk around a black hole that defies…

2 months ago

One of Our Best Views of the Supermassive Black Hole at the Heart of the Milky Way

An almost unimaginably enormous black hole is situated at the heart of the Milky Way. It's called a Supermassive Black…

8 months ago

Einstein Was Right… Again! Successful Test of General Relativity Near a Supermassive Black Hole

For the first time in history, Einstein's theory of General Relativity was confirmed by observing a star orbiting the supermassive…

1 year ago

The Black Hole Ultimate Solar System: a Supermassive Black Hole, 9 Stars and 550 Planets

Physicist Dr. Sean Raymond recently created a hypothetical system where 550 planets and 9 Suns orbit around a central black…

1 year ago

This is What Happens When a Black Hole Gobbles up a Star

An international team of scientists recently created a unified model that shows what happens when stars are consumed by a…

1 year ago

Amazing High Resolution Image of the Core of the Milky Way, a Region with Surprisingly Low Star Formation Compared to Other Galaxies

An international team of astronomers recently conducted a study of the Milky Way center to determine why it has a…

2 years ago

Maybe There’s no Connection Between Supermassive Black Holes and Their Host Galaxies?

A recent study by an international team of scientists has indicated that there may be no connection between SMBHs and…

2 years ago

Outflows From Black Holes are Creating New Molecules Where There Should Only be Destruction

A new study from a team of astronomers from Northwestern University indicates that molecules could be born within the outflows…

2 years ago

Astronomers Find a Rogue Supermassive Black Hole, Kicked out by a Galactic Collision

A new study by a research team from the Max Planck Institute may have found a black hole that was…

2 years ago

What Are Fast Radio Bursts?

Here's a big mystery in astronomy: fast radio bursts. Brief shrieks of radio waves coming from space. What are they?…

2 years ago