Scientists have for the first time confirmed the merger of two highly eccentric black holes.
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Astronomers have spotted the brightest ever 'Ccow' supernova shining in x-rays providing evidence the mysterious phenomenon might be driven by an emerging black hole or a neutron star.
A newly discovered "mini" supermassive black hole could help reveal some of the secrets behind the biggest black holes in the cosmos.
Astronomers have found evidence of a black hole snacking on a star in data gathered back in the 1980s, according to new research.
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New research has road-tested a way to spot some of the most voracious black holes of all, making it easier to find them buried deep in the hearts of distant galaxies.
The recently launched James Webb Telescope should help determine if dark matter is made up of primordial black holes.
Astronomers have captured a detailed image of a massive eruption from the nearest feeding supermassive black hole that spans the size of 16 full moons in the sky.
The existence of primordial black holes in the earliest universe could explain dark matter as well as the sizes of black holes scientists can see today, a new study suggests.
Science studying a mysterious star explosion known as "the Cow" think the blast could have created a black hole or neutron star.
The deepest and sharpest images of the Milky Way's center have been obtained, enabling astronomers to estimate the mass of the black hole at the galaxy's heart with unmatched precision.
The supermassive black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy periodically hiccups, burping a "mini-jet" out into space.
An extraordinary galactic jet ejected from a supermassive black hole boasts a corkscrew-like helical structure, new ground-based telescope views reveal.
A tiny galaxy orbiting at the outskirts of the Milky Way appears to have a giant black hole at its center, comparable to that of the much larger Milky Way itself, and scientists don't know why.
A pair of supermassive black holes that will soon become one has been discovered hiding in a nearby galaxy.
Astronomers may have seen the light from two black holes smashing into one another for the first time ever.