Capturing the first-ever image of the Milky Way's black hole was no easy task.
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.
Three years after the first-ever image of a black hole, scientists have done it again — this time, closer to home, and of a very different invisible behemoth.
On May 12, 2022, scientists unveiled the first-ever image of Sagittarius A*, the supermassive black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy. Here's the discovery in pictures.
Today, scientists unveiled the first-ever photo of the supermassive black hole that lurks there, offering a completely new view of our home galaxy.
Nobel Prize-winning physicist Reinhard Genzel talks to Space.com about outstanding questions about the black hole at the center of our galaxy that scientists want to answer.
The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) has captured a historic first image of the supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy.
Science institutions around the world will stream press conferences announcing the discovery; here's your guide to tuning in.
A new NASA video shows some of the black holes closes to Earth, as well as the stars that feed them.
Reference Black holes are real, they're some of the strangest objects in space. Discover what black holes are and how they form with our informative black hole guide.
Researchers have detected eight new "echoing" black hole systems in the Milky Way, and they sound like passing through an eerie wind tunnel.
A monstrous black hole lies at the center of a distant galaxy photographed by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.
Earth's planet-scale observatory network, best known for creating the first-ever image of a black hole, is ready to report new results about the center of our Milky Way galaxy.
The Chandra X-ray Observatory has found growing intermediate-mass black holes in over two dozen galaxies.
In a new analysis of their gravitational wave data, scientists with the international LIGO-Virgo Collaboration have discovered 10 new examples of merging binary black holes.
Scientists are uncovering how mysterious medium-sized black holes may arise from collisions of massive stars.
Scientists have spotted a cluster of rapidly growing black holes that offer a glimpse at something called "cosmic noon."
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured a stunning new view of a galaxy with an active black hole obscured by tendrils of dark dust.
A seemingly intractable black hole paradox first proposed by physicist Stephen Hawking could finally be resolved — by wormholes through space-time.