Black Holes
Giant Hawaii telescope to focus on big unknowns of universe  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Is there life on planets outside our solar system? How did stars and galaxies form in the earliest years of the universe? How do black holes shape galaxies? more
Hubble Uncovers Black Hole Disk that Shouldn't Exist  ASTRO WATCH · 7 days
As if black holes weren't mysterious enough, astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have found an unexpected thin disk of... more
What Are Black Holes?  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
Black holes are mysterious objects of extreme density, with such strong gravitational attraction that even light cannot escape from their grasp if it comes near enough. more
Hubble discovers mysterious black hole disc  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have observed an unexpected thin disc of material encircling a supermassive black hole at the heart of the spiral galaxy NGC 3147, located 130 million light-years away. more
Hubble uncovers black hole that shouldn't exist  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
As if black holes weren't mysterious enough, astronomers have found an unexpected thin disk of material furiously whirling around a supermassive black hole at the heart of the magnificent spiral galaxy NGC 3147, located... more
Hubble uncovers black hole disk that shouldn't exist  nanowerk · 2 weeks
As if black holes weren't mysterious enough, astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have found an unexpected thin disk of material furiously whirling around a supermassive black hole at the heart of... more
Pair of supermassive black holes discovered on a collision course  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Astronomers have spotted a pair of supermassive black holes on a collision course in a galaxy 2.5 billion light-years away. Coincidentally, the pair will begin producing gravitational waves... more
Powering the extreme jets of active galaxies  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
An active galaxy nucleus (AGN) contains a supermassive black hole that is vigorously accreting material. It typically ejects jets of particles that move at close to the speed of light, radiating across many wavelengths,... more
The Largest Black Holes in the Universe Formed in a Snap — Then Stopped  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
The biggest, oldest black holes in the universe shouldn't technically exist. A new study provides fresh evidence for the weird,... more
Chandra Uses Gravitational Lens to Capture Spinning Black Holes  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
By combining the capability of NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory with the power of a natural phenomenon called gravitational... more
The Largest Black Holes in the Universe Formed in a Snap — Then Stopped  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
The biggest, oldest black holes in the universe shouldn't technically exist. A new study provides fresh evidence for the weird,... more
X-rays spot spinning black holes across cosmic sea  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Like whirlpools in the ocean, spinning black holes in space create a swirling torrent around them. However, black holes do not create eddies of wind or water. Rather, they generate disks of... more
Black hole brings down curtain on jellyfish galaxy's star turn  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The role of an excited black hole in the death of an exotic 'jellyfish' galaxy will be presented today (3 July) by Callum Bellhouse of the University of... more
Health screening from age 40 helps avoid the black hole of aging  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Seeing a health professional for a full health screening - even when you feel healthy - from around age 40 enables people to make... more
Self-Torque: Physicists Discover New Property of Light  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
An international team of physicists has theoretically predicted and experimentally generated light beams with a new property that they call the self-torque... more
Researchers decipher the history of supermassive black holes in the early universe  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Astrophysicists have found evidence for the direct formation of black holes that do not need to emerge from a star remnant. The production of... more
Researchers decipher the history of supermassive black holes in the early universe  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Astrophysicists at Western University have found evidence for the direct formation of black holes that do not need to emerge from a star remnant.... more
Astronomers discover eight buried dual AGN candidates  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Astronomers discovered eight buried dual AGN candidates, the largest sample of hidden accreting supermassive black holes in late stage galaxy mergers, selected using NASA's Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) space telescope. This result will... more
Study: Internet perpetuates job market inequality  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Recent research finds the internet is giving both employers and job seekers access to more information, but has not made the hiring process more meritocratic. Instead, lower-wage jobs have become "black holes," with intense competition for... more
Voracious Black Holes Could Feed Alien Life on Rogue Worlds  SPACE.COM · 4 weeks
Black holes are engines of destruction on a cosmic scale, but they may also be the bringers of life. more
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