3 Theories On How Black Holes Are Created
Scientists have concocted at least three theories that support the creation of the ever-mysterious black holes.
Recently Discovered Massive Black Hole Produces Colliding Galaxies
A supermassive black hole with a mass of 3.8 billion suns has been discovered by chance upon testing a new CSIRO telescope.
Detected Gamma-Ray Burst Might Be Linked To Gravitational Wave
Scientists believe that detected gravitational wave and gamma-ray burst might be linked.
Supermassive Black Hole Eats A Star
The ICRAR has observed and documented a nearby star being devoured by a black hole 300 light years away from Earth.
Astronomers Find New Supermasive Black Hole
Astronomers discover a new super-massive black holes sitting at the centre of a galaxy, yet have to figure out how it formed.
Black holes shine in x-ray light from super-heated gas
Blacks holes give off super-energetic hard x-rays which cannot be produced in the accretion disk surrounding them. Now we know how they do it.
Black hole goes dormant after chowing down on interstellar food
NASA has found a particular black hole in the nearby Sculptor galaxy — a black hole surrounded by edible material, but not snacking on its gaseous food. Can black holes get full?
Magnetar Near Black Hole Could Put Einstein's Theory Of General Relativity To The Test
Scientists studying the galatic center for an upcoming event got an additional treat in April: the discovery of a super-rare magnetar. One, in fact, which could be used to test elements of Einstein's theory of general relativity.
Black Holes And 3D-Printed Invisibility Cloaks
This week's space, science and "living planet" news included black hole birth and an Alaskan volcano.
Milky Way Black Hole Heats Up Cosmic Gas As Meal
New readings of cosmic gas temperatures at the center of our galaxy are shocking scientists studying black holes.
Black Hole Birth Revealed Through Cosmic Flashes
New research may allow scientists to see something they never have before.
Black Hole Eats Alien Planet: Is Earth Next?
For the first time, a giant planet at least 14 times the size of Jupiter has been seen being devoured by a supermassive black hole.