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Jul 02, 2019
Even at death's door, a 'Cold Quasar' can form new stars, as per new observationsOne in ten galaxies with active supermassive black holes retain a cold gas supply for star formation.
Jun 17, 2019
An invisible magnetic field could be keeping the black hole in our Milky Way 'quiet'While gravity in a black hole is better understood, the role of its magnetic field on the solar system remains a mystery.
Apr 03, 2019
First closeup image of a black hole ever taken might be unveiled on 10 AprilThe closest supermassive black hole to us is thought to be at the heart of the Milky Way galaxy.
Jan 14, 2019
Brightest quasar ever discovered shines with the intensity of 600 trillion SunsThe quasar is almost a universe away, and was only spotted due to a rare phenomenon in physics.
Oct 27, 2018
Astronomers find signs for black holes merging over time forming larger black holesSupermassive black holes emit powerful jets which were studied in different conditions for a long time.
Jun 18, 2018
Astronomers spot supermassive black hole ripping apart nearby starAstronomers have directly imaged the formation and expansion of a fast-moving jet of material ejected when a supermassive black hole ripped apart a star
Dec 07, 2017
Scientists discover the farthest known supermassive black hole 800 million times the mass of our SunThe discovery, published in the journal Nature, could provide fundamental information about the universe when it was only 5 percent of its current age.
Apr 05, 2017
MIT researchers have created a radio telescope the size of the EarthThe data gathered from radio telescopes around the world are so massive, that it is actually cheaper to fly the data to a central location for processing.
Mar 28, 2017
Astronomers observe stars forming from the winds of a supermassive black hole for the first timeSupermassive black holes lurk in the cores of most galaxies, and they heat the surrounding gas and expel it from the host galaxy in powerful, dense winds.
Mar 24, 2017
Nasa discovers a supermassive black hole that got kicked out of its galactic core by gravitational wavesThe supermassive black hole has the mass of one billion suns. To eject it from the center of the galaxy, would require the energy of 100 million supernovas.