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Astronomers find wandering massive black holes in dwarf galaxies

In many cases, black hole is in galaxy's outskirts.

5 Jan 2020 Astrophysical Journal

New link found between mass of Supermassive black holes and their host galaxies

A team of astronomers has discovered a novel way to “weigh” supermassive black holes at the centres of galaxies by measuring the distances between the galaxies that contain them.

26 Dec 2019 Nature Astronomy

ESO observations reveal black holes’ breakfast at the cosmic dawn

This adds a fundamental piece to the puzzle that astronomers are building to picture how cosmic structures formed more than 12 billion years ago.

19 Dec 2019 The Astrophysical Journal

Chinese Academy of Sciences leads discovery of unpredicted stellar black hole

The monster black hole is located 15 thousand light-years from Earth and has been named LB-1.

27 Nov 2019 Nature

How to observe a ‘black hole symphony’ using gravitational wave astronomy

Shrouded in mystery since their discovery, the phenomenon of black holes continues to be one of the most mind-boggling enigmas in our universe.

18 Nov 2019 Nature Astronomy

Milky Way’s big black hole hurls star to infinity and beyond

An international study has discovered a star travelling at more than six million km/h through the Milky Way after being flung from the centre of our galaxy by a supermassive black hole.

13 Nov 2019 Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

Scientists may have discovered whole new class of black holes

These are smaller than researchers believed possible.

31 Oct 2019 Science

Researchers apply the squeeze to better detect stellar-mass black holes

Scientists have found a way to better detect all collisions of stellar-mass black holes in the Universe.

31 Oct 2019 Nature Photonics

Not long ago, the center of the Milky Way exploded

Researchers find evidence of a cataclysmic flare that punched so far out of the galaxy its impact was felt 200,000 light years away.

6 Oct 2019 Astrophysical Journal

Massive filaments fuel the growth of galaxies and supermassive black holes

The observations, which constitute a very detailed map of the filaments, were made on SSA22, a massive proto-cluster of galaxies located about 12 billion light years away in the constellation of Aquarius, making it a structure of the very early universe.

3 Oct 2019 Science

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