Black Holes
Black Holes Stunt Growth of Dwarf Galaxies  ASTRO WATCH · 4 days
Astronomers at the University of California, Riverside, have discovered that powerful winds driven by supermassive black holes in the centers of dwarf... more
Stormy cluster weather could unleash black hole power and explain lack of cosmic cooling  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
'Weather' in clusters of galaxies may explain a longstanding puzzle. Scientists have now used sophisticated simulations to show how powerful... more
Researchers probe features of star clusters surrounding supermassive black holes  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
At the center of the galaxy, millions of stars whirl in orbits around a supermassive black hole. This circuit can take anywhere from a few hours for stars... more
Going against the flow around a supermassive black hole  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
At the center of a galaxy called NGC 1068, a supermassive black hole hides within a thick doughnut-shaped cloud of dust and gas. When astronomers used the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter... more
Going against the flow around a supermassive black hole  nanowerk · 6 days
Astronomers made an unexpected discovery that could explain why supermassive black holes grew so rapidly in the early Universe. more
Going against the flow around a supermassive black hole  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
At the center of a galaxy called NGC 1068, a supermassive black hole hides within a thick doughnut-shaped cloud of dust and gas. When astronomers used the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter... more
Stretched photons recover lost interference  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
The smallest pieces of nature—individual particles like electrons, for instance—are pretty much interchangeable. An electron is an electron is an electron, regardless of whether it's stuck in a lab on Earth, bound to an atom in some chalky... more
Black holes stunt growth of dwarf galaxies  nanowerk · 1 week
Astronomers find large-scale winds associated with active black holes in small galaxies suppress star formation. more
The nature of obscured active galactic nuclei  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Most galaxies host a supermassive black hole (SMBH) at their nucleus, one whose mass exceeds a million solar-masses. When material actively accretes onto the SMBH, associated processes can produce an active galactic nucleus (AGN)... more
Black holes stunt growth of dwarf galaxies  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Astronomers at the University of California, Riverside, have discovered that powerful winds driven by supermassive black holes in the centers of dwarf galaxies have a significant impact on the evolution of these galaxies by... more
Black holes stunt growth of dwarf galaxies  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Astronomers have discovered that powerful winds driven by supermassive black holes in the centers of dwarf galaxies have a significant impact on the evolution of these galaxies by suppressing star formation. more
Violent flaring revealed at the heart of a black hole system  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
An international team of astronomers, led by the University of Southampton, have used state-of-the-art cameras to create a high frame-rate movie of a growing black hole... more
Violent flaring revealed at the heart of a black hole system  nanowerk · 2 weeks
An international team of astronomers have used state-of-the-art cameras to create a high frame-rate movie of a growing black hole system at a level of detail... more
Astronomers investigate a black hole candidate during outburst  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Using MeeKAT telescope, astronomers have studied a black hole candidate X-ray binary system known as H1743−322 during an outburst that took place last year. Results of the study, presented in a paper... more
Milky Way's center will be revealed by NASA's Webb Telescope  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The center of our galaxy is a crowded place: A black hole weighing 4 million times as much as our sun is surrounded by millions of stars whipping... more
Highly Energetic Explosion Occurred in Milky Way’s Center 3.5 Million Years Ago  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
About 3.5 million years ago, a Seyfert flare from Sagittarius A*, a supermassive black hole in the center of the Milky Way Galaxy, created... more
Not long ago, the center of the Milky Way exploded  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A titanic, expanding beam of energy sprang from close to the supermassive black hole in the center of the Milky Way just 3.5 million years ago, sending a... more
Not long ago, the center of the Milky Way exploded  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A titanic, expanding beam of energy sprang from close to the supermassive black hole in the centre of the Milky Way just 3.5 million years ago, sending a... more
The mass inflow and outflow rates of the Milky Way  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
According to the most widely accepted cosmological models, the first galaxies began to form between 13 and 14 billion years ago. Over the course of the next billion... more
Gas filaments of the cosmic web located around active galaxies in a protocluster  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
Cosmological simulations predict that the Universe contains a network of intergalactic gas filaments, within which galaxies form and evolve. However, the faintness... more
Massive filaments fuel the growth of galaxies and supermassive black holes  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Based on direct observations researchers have discovered massive filaments between galaxies in a proto-cluster, extending over more than 1 million parsecs and providing the fuel for... more
Massive filaments fuel the growth of galaxies and supermassive black holes  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
An international group of scientists led by the RIKEN Cluster for Pioneering Research has used observations from the Multi Unit Spectroscopic Explorer (MUSE) at the ESO... more
NASA's space geodesy project mapping out a bright future  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
In April 2019, an international team of more than 300 scientists unveiled the first recorded images of a black hole, its dark shadow and vivid orange disk peering back across... more
Black Holes As We Know Them May Not Exist  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
Black holes may not have singularities at their heart, but instead may be stuffed with dark energy. more
Is Our Solar System's Mysterious 'Planet 9' Really a Grapefruit-Size Black Hole?  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
It probably isn't a black hole, if it exists at all. But two physicists think we should check to see if it's a black... more
Black holes and their host galaxies, growing old together  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
The 'special relationship' between supermassive black holes (SMBHs) and their hosts -- something astronomers and physicists have observed for quite a while -- can now be understood as a bond... more
Growing old together: A sharper look at black holes and their host galaxies  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Some relationships are written in the stars. That's definitely the case for supermassive black holes and their host galaxies, according to a... more
Planet Nine could be a primodial black hole, new research suggests  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The hypothetical Planet Nine, assumed to be lurking somewhere in the outskirts of our solar system, may not be a planet at all. A new study,... more
Astronomers Find Triple Supermassive Black Hole  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
Using data from several space- and ground-based telescopes, astronomers have discovered a system of three supermassive black holes within SDSS J084905.51+111447.2, a trio of... more
Gargantuan Black Hole Shreds Star in Rare Cosmic 'Crime Scene'  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
Scientists have spotted what may be the best example yet of a star being ripped to shreds by a massive black hole. Here's what they found. more
TESS Spots Its First Tidal Disruption Event  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) gave astronomers an unexpected glimpse at a black hole violently ripping apart a Sun-sized star. It... more
Caught in the act: a black hole rips apart an unfortunate star  REUTERS · 4 weeks
Scientists have captured a view of a colossal black hole violently ripping apart a doomed star, illustrating a extraordinary and chaotic cosmic event from... more
Scientists watch a black hole shredding a star  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
A satellite searching space for new planets gave astronomers an unexpected glimpse at a black hole ripping a star to shreds. The milestone was reached with the help of a worldwide network... more
'Lucky' observation: Scientists watch a black hole shredding a star  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A NASA satellite searching space for new planets gave astronomers an unexpected glimpse at a black hole ripping a star to shreds. more
Found: three black holes on collision course  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Astronomers have spotted three giant black holes within a titanic collision of three galaxies. Several observatories, including the Chandra X-ray Observatory and other NASA space telescopes, captured the unusual system. more
A black hole's warped world  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
A new visualization of a black hole illustrates how its gravity distorts our view, warping its surroundings as if viewed in a funhouse mirror. more
NASA visualization shows a black hole's warped world  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
This new visualization of a black hole illustrates how its gravity distorts our view, warping its surroundings as if seen in a carnival mirror. The visualization simulates the appearance of a black... more
Black hole seeds missing in cosmic garden  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
In the vast garden of the universe, the heaviest black holes grew from seeds. Nourished by the gas and dust they consumed, or by merging with other dense objects, these seeds grew in size... more
Eyeballing a black hole's mass  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
There are no scales for weighing black holes. Yet astrophysicists from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology have devised a new way for indirectly measuring the mass of a black hole, while also confirming its existence. They... more
Eyeballing a black hole's mass  nanowerk · 4 weeks
There are no scales for weighing black holes. Yet astrophysicists have devised a new way for indirectly measuring the mass of a black hole, while also confirming its existence. They tested the new method on the Messier 87... more
Theory proposes that LIGO/Virgo black holes originate from a first order phase transition  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A few years ago, the LIGO/Virgo collaboration detected gravitational waves arising from a binary black hole merger using the two detectors of... more
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