Astronomers have discovered a quasar that remained hidden for over the years is the brightest ever, powered by the fastest growing black hole ever discovered that eats a sun every day.
As predicted by general relativity, the rapid spin of our galaxy's 4.1-million-solar-mass black hole is able to warp the fabric of spacetime.
The ALMA telescope spotted a molecular gas outflow coming from a black hole-powered, 13-billion-year-old quasar, explaining why some galaxies stop forming stars.
A nearby supermassive black hole is erupting, and astronomers spotted the outburst using the Event Horizon Telescope.
The XMM Newton space telescope has seen a feeding supermassive black hole as it throws a major tantrum, "flipping over the table" and preventing its parent galaxy from birthing new stars.
Astronomers have discovered 18 new cases of black holes ripping up and devouring stars, more than doubling the number of known tidal disruption events found in the local universe.
A distant microquasar, composed of a black hole feeding on a companion star, has jets that create shockwaves. These waves could accelerate the particles found in cosmic rays that bombard Earth.
One of the Milky Way’s brightest star clusters may have a medium-sized black hole at its heart, groundbreaking radio observations revealed.
A new cosmic crime scene reconstruction tells the full story of a star ripped apart by a ravenous black hole, revealing a previously unknown aspect of these tidal disruption events.
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