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