Latest News on Black holes
Showing of 0 - 10 from 66 results
Black holes - Total results - 66
Oct 31, 2017
Colliding black holes could be lurking at the outskirts of spiral galaxies like the Milky WayThe outskirts of spiral galaxies like our own could be crowded with colliding black holes of massive proportions claims the study.
Oct 16, 2017
Scientists announce first direct observation of gravitational waves from the merger of two neutron starsNear-simultaneous detection of the gravitational waves and gamma rays indicate that gravitational waves travel at the speed of light.
Oct 04, 2017
LIGO and Virgo gravitational wave detectors can also be used to unlock the secrets of dark matterCalculations show that certain types of dark matter could form giant clouds around astrophysical black holes.
Oct 04, 2017
Scientists identify five pairs of supermassive black holes, paving the way for better understanding of gravitational wavesThese black hole couples formed when two galaxies collided and merged with each other, forcing their supermassive black holes close together.
Oct 04, 2017
Nobel Prize 2017 for Physics awarded to three US scientists for the detection of gravitational wavesThree US scientists won the 2017 Nobel prize for physics on Tuesday for opening up a new era of astronomy by detecting gravitational waves
Sep 28, 2017
For the first time, gravitational waves from a distant black hole merger observed by Virgo and both LIGO detectorsThe transient gravitational-wave signal was produced by the collision of two stellar mass black holes, researchers said.
Sep 19, 2017
Study by TIFR researchers confirms that supermassive black holes can form gravitationally bound pairsThe detection confirms a theory predicting the presence of a compact binary in a radio galaxies bearing a "Z" shape.
Jul 03, 2017
Indian astronomers discover large number of extremely rare giant radio galaxiesAstronomers from India discovered a large number of extremely rare and the largest kind of galaxies called 'giant radio galaxies' (GRGs).
Jun 28, 2017
Astronomers discover two supermassive black holes in orbit around each otherThe finding may help scientists get a better understand of how gravitational waves are formed.
Jun 16, 2017
China launches space telescope to observe black holes, pulsars and gamma ray burstsThe 2.5-tonne Hard X-ray Modulation Telescope (HXMT) was launched via a Long March-4B rocket from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in Gobi Desert.