Latest News About Black Holes
A black hole is a location in space that possesses so much gravity, nothing can escape its pull, even light. Learn more about what black holes are and the latest news.
A new study found the best evidence yet for a long-sought-after class of intermediate-sized black holes, researchers said.
Perplexing "blobs" of gas seen in the faraway universe are a bit more comprehensible thanks to a new study.
Giant galaxy M87 has biggest black hole yet weighed, suggests other black holes more massive than thought.
New finding could help determine Hubble Constant.
Dense Arches Cluster, near Milky Way black hole, has star masses like other clusters.
X-ray remnant of early black hole eruption detected by Chandra Observatory.
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.
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: chandra.harvard.edu
Hefty black hole can devour two Earths worth of material per hour.
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.
Hundreds of massive black holes left over from the early universe may wander the Milky Way, according to new calculations.
A gamma-ray burst from 13 billion light-years away smashes distance record.
Dark gulping is a new hypothesis about how giant black holes might have formed from collapsing dark matter.
A newly found primordial blob may represent the most massive object ever discovered in the early universe.