DO NOT POST YET - Latest News for Black Holes Archive
12 August 2009, 06:55 AM ET
A star on the verge of collapsing to a black hole is shown in white. Gas clouds (blue) blown away by the star's intense light carve out a cavity that keeps the black hole from feeding.
23 July 2009, 01:32 PM ET
New image from Spitzer telescope shows coiled spiral galaxy with massive black hole.
02 July 2009, 02:23 PM ET
The black hole inside the M87 galaxy is accelerating particles to very high speeds, releasing photons with a trillion times more energy than visible light.
01 July 2009, 01:00 PM ET
A new study found the best evidence yet for a long-sought-after class of intermediate-sized black holes, researchers said.
24 June 2009, 02:59 PM ET
Perplexing "blobs" of gas seen in the faraway universe are a bit more comprehensible thanks to a new study.
08 June 2009, 03:01 PM ET
Giant galaxy M87 has biggest black hole yet weighed, suggests other black holes more massive than thought.
08 June 2009, 12:05 PM ET
New finding could help determine Hubble Constant.
04 June 2009, 10:26 AM ET
Dense Arches Cluster, near Milky Way black hole, has star masses like other clusters.
28 May 2009, 01:42 PM ET
X-ray remnant of early black hole eruption detected by Chandra Observatory.
28 May 2009, 12:24 PM ET
The orbiting Chandra X-Ray Observatory has nabbed a micro-quasar in the act of killing its own active radio jet. The weapon: radiation-driven wind.
28 May 2009, 12:09 PM ET
Singularities as observed - well, inferred, anyway - with the Chandra Observatory. No, not even X-Rays can escape a black hole. But the fuss kicked up can be illuminating. Podcast available from:
27 May 2009, 01:01 PM ET
Hefty black hole can devour two Earths worth of material per hour.
11 May 2009, 05:39 AM ET
Don't be fooled by peaceful looking "puff-ball" elliptical galaxies! Many house monstrous black holes spewing radioactive jets thousands of light years across the sky. "Bad Astronomy's" Phil Plait explains.
29 April 2009, 05:49 PM ET
Hundreds of massive black holes left over from the early universe may wander the Milky Way, according to new calculations.
28 April 2009, 09:02 AM ET
A gamma-ray burst from 13 billion light-years away smashes distance record.
22 April 2009, 07:01 PM ET
Dark gulping is a new hypothesis about how giant black holes might have formed from collapsing dark matter.
22 April 2009, 03:00 PM ET
A newly found primordial blob may represent the most massive object ever discovered in the early universe.
21 April 2009, 05:08 AM ET
The Dark Force
21 April 2009, 05:07 AM ET
Yesterdays News
20 April 2009, 01:20 PM ET
The Edge Of The Known
20 April 2009, 01:19 PM ET
The Matter Of Matter
20 April 2009, 01:19 PM ET
Many galaxies are members of groups or clusters. Since groups and clusters contain so many galaxies relatively close together, it should not be surprising that galaxies sometimes collide with each other.
20 April 2009, 01:19 PM ET
The Grand Architecture
20 April 2009, 01:17 PM ET
Galactic Lives
20 April 2009, 01:16 PM ET
The Tully Collection
20 April 2009, 01:00 PM ET
Beyond The Event Horizon
20 April 2009, 01:00 PM ET
Galaxy: Home
20 April 2009, 12:59 PM ET
Extra-Solar Worlds
20 April 2009, 12:47 PM ET
Jewels And Junk
20 April 2009, 12:34 PM ET
The Moon and Earth eclipse choreography is explained.
20 April 2009, 12:28 PM ET
Aircraft, robotic satellites and the International Space Station flow past us in orbits that look like "Rivers In The Sky"
20 April 2009, 12:25 PM ET
Know Your Place
20 April 2009, 12:25 PM ET
How big is the universe? How do you measure distances in space? Radar and other methods can help you out.
20 April 2009, 12:12 PM ET
Take an in depth tour of our universe with astronomer Brent Tully.
20 April 2009, 08:38 AM ET
What spectroscopes do for astronomers and how the HST will use one.
14 April 2009, 12:37 PM ET
A jet of gas spewing from a huge black hole has mysteriously brightened, flaring to 90 times its normal glow.