Winds speeding away from black holes at a fraction of the speed of light have long been mysterious and even contentious. New evidence reveals their origins.
The origin of supermassive black holes remains an open field of research. Astrophysicists agree that once a black hole is in place in the center of a galaxy, it can
A black hole is a region of spacetime exhibiting such strong gravitational effects that nothing—not even particles and electromagnetic radiation such as light—can
A team of astronomers has discovered an unusual structure in a nearby galaxy that sheds light on supermassive black holes’ relationships with their hosts.
I would guess that this is a merger in progress. It’s possible that there are two or more supermassive black holes in a closing elliptical orbit.
Jun 16, 2016 · Black holes are very destructive. There’s a black hole in our galaxy, and it’s not far from Earth
Astronomers may have found a supermassive black hole on the move in an elliptical galaxy 3.9 billion light years away.
Scientists will soon be able to determine once and for all if a supermassive black hole lurks at the center of our galaxy.
At the heart of a brilliant elliptical galaxy sits one of the most massive black holes ever discovered.
Jan 07, 2016 · After two galaxies collided, a black hole in the smaller galaxy is apparently burping. Produced by Emmanuel Ocbazghi. Original Reporting by Jessica Orwig