Black Holes
Voracious Black Holes Could Feed Alien Life on Rogue Worlds  LIVE SCIENCE · 13 hours
Black holes are engines of destruction on a cosmic scale, but they may also be the bringers of life. more
Hubble Observes Tiny Galaxy with Big Heart  ASTRO WATCH · 1 day
Nestled within this field of bright foreground stars lies ESO 495-21, a tiny galaxy with a big heart. ESO 495-21 may be... more
Astronomers Need a (Steady) Hand Tracing Spiral Galaxies to Find Black Holes  SPACE.COM · 2 days
A citizen-science project is asking people to trace spiral galaxies to help astronomers find intermediate-mass black holes. more
Dwarf Starburst Galaxy Harbors Supermassive Black Hole  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 days
A starburst galaxy called ESO 495-21 is just 3,000 light-years across, but it harbors a black hole of about one million solar masses... more
Magnetic Fields May Muzzle Milky Way's Monster Black Hole  SPACE.COM · 6 days
The mysteriously quiet behavior of the Milky Way's supermassive black hole may be influenced by magnetic field lines. more
Hubble observes tiny galaxy with big heart  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Nestled within this field of bright foreground stars lies ESO 495-21, a tiny galaxy with a big heart. ESO 495-21 may be just 3000 light-years across, but that is not stopping the galaxy from... more
ESA Impact June  ESA · 7 days
This special edition of ESA Impact brings you spectacular images of Earth, Mars, black holes and Luca Parmitano. Browse the slide-out texts and videos for insights. more
ESA Impact June Council  ESA · 7 days
This special edition of ESA Impact brings you spectacular images of Earth, Mars, black holes and Luca Parmitano. Browse the slide-out texts and videos for insights. more
Magnetic field may be keeping Milky Way's black hole quiet  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Supermassive black holes exist at the center of most galaxies, and our Milky Way is no exception. But many other galaxies have highly active black holes, meaning a... more
Astronomers Determine Mass of Small Black Hole at Center of Nearby Galaxy  ASTRO WATCH · 1 week
If astronomers want to learn about how supermassive black holes form, they have to start small--really small, astronomically speaking. In fact, a team including... more
Stephen Hawking Was Right: Black Holes Can Evaporate, Weird New Study Shows  SPACE.COM · 1 week
In 1974, Stephen Hawking made one of his most famous predictions: that black holes eventually evaporate entirely. more
Astronomers ‘Weigh’ NGC 4395’s Central Black Hole  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
An international team of astronomers has found that the central black hole of the nearby spiral galaxy NGC 4395 has a mass... more
Astronomers determine mass of small black hole at center of nearby galaxy  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
If astronomers want to learn about how supermassive black holes form, they have to start small—really small, astronomically speaking. more
Most-detailed-ever Simulations of Black Hole Solve Longstanding Mystery  ASTRO WATCH · 1 week
An international team has constructed the most detailed, highest resolution simulation of a black hole to date. The simulation proves... more
Fast and furious: Detection of powerful winds driven by a supermassive black hole  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
This is the first publication based entirely on data obtained with EMIR, an instrument developed in the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias... more
Fast and furious: detection of powerful winds driven by a supermassive black hole  nanowerk · 2 weeks
This is the first publication based entirely on data obtained with EMIR, an instrument, which analyses the infrared light gathered by the... more
What Is the Black Hole Information Paradox?  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
The universe really likes its information. It doesn't like to create new information, and it doesn't like to destroy any of its existing information. more
Cool, Nebulous Ring around Milky Way’s Supermassive Black Hole  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
New ALMA observations reveal a never-before-seen disk of cool, interstellar gas wrapped around the supermassive black hole at... more
What Is the Black Hole Information Paradox?  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
The universe really likes its information — but black holes pose a huge paradox physicists can't yet solve. more
Most-detailed-ever simulations of black hole solve longstanding mystery  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
An international team has constructed the most detailed, highest resolution simulation of a black hole to date. The simulation proves theoretical predictions about the nature of accretion disks—the matter that orbits and... more
Cool, nebulous ring around Milky Way's supermassive black hole  nanowerk · 2 weeks
New ALMA observations reveal a never-before-seen disk of cool, interstellar gas wrapped around the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way. This nebulous disk gives astronomers new... more
Cool, nebulous ring around Milky Way's supermassive black hole  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
New ALMA observations reveal a never-before-seen disk of cool, interstellar gas wrapped around the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way. This nebulous disk gives astronomers new... more
Cool, nebulous ring around Milky Way's supermassive black hole  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
New observations reveal a never-before-seen disk of cool, interstellar gas wrapped around the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way. more
The Milky Way's Monster Black Hole Has a Cool Gas Halo — Literally  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
For the first time, astronomers may have imaged the cool disk of gas surrounding the gigantic black hole at the heart of... more
Physicists create stable, strongly magnetized plasma jet in laboratory  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A team of scientists has for the first time created a particular form of coherent and magnetized plasma jet that could deepen the understanding of the workings of much larger... more
Thermal analog black hole agrees with Hawking radiation theory  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A team of researchers at the Israel Institute of Technology has found that a thermal analog black hole they created agrees with the Hawking radiation theory. In their paper published... more
In a first, scientists took the temperature of a sonic black hole  SCIENCE-NEWS · 3 weeks
A lab-made black hole that traps sound, not light, emits radiation at a certain temperature, as Stephen Hawking first predicted. more
Pushing stargazing to the limits with the world's largest gamma-ray observatory  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
To discover the secrets of exploding stars or black holes, scientists have been focusing on the gamma rays they emit. However, gamma rays don't pass through... more
Big black holes can settle in the outskirts of small galaxies  SCIENCE-NEWS · 4 weeks
Astronomers have found dozens of surprisingly massive black holes far from the centers of their host dwarf galaxies. more
A unique experiment to explore black holes  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
What happens when two supermassive black holes collide? Combining the observing power of two future ESA missions, Athena and LISA, would allow us to study these cosmic clashes and their mysterious aftermath for the... more
A unique experiment to explore black holes  ESA · 4 weeks
What happens when two supermassive black holes collide? Combining the observing power of two future ESA missions, Athena and LISA, would allow... more
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