X-ray binaries

A Monster Black Hole has Been Found Right in our Backyard (Astronomically Speaking)

Using data from multiple observstories, a team of astronomers has discovered a monster blackhole right in our backyard!

2 years ago

Evidence for Thousands of Black Holes Buzzing Around the Center of the Milky Way

Using data from the Chandra X-ray observatory, a team of scientists have found evidence that indicates that thousands of black…

6 years ago

Carnival of Space #480

Welcome, come in to the 480th Carnival of Space! The Carnival is a community of space science and astronomy writers…

8 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – May 6, 2016: Paul Reichert – Photography in Space!

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guest: Paul Reichert is a Photo Instructor, NASA Johnson Space Center; International Space Station Mission…

8 years ago

Amazing New X-Ray Image of the Whirlpool Galaxy Shows it is Dotted with Black Holes

In any galaxy there are hundreds of X-ray binaries: systems consisting of a black hole capturing and heating material from…

10 years ago