Black Hole

Milky Way’s big black hole just kicked a superfast star out of the galaxy

This star is travelling at record-breaking speed - 10 times faster than most stars in the Milky Way, including our Sun.

Scientists discovered smallest black hole ever

Astronomers studying black holes in our galaxy, the Milky Way, have discovered what they believe to be a new type of black hole- the smallest black hole ever.

Scientists created a high frame-rate movie of a growing black hole

Violent flaring revealed at the heart of a black hole system.

Planet Nine may be a primordial black hole

A twist in the Planet Nine hypothesis.

Astronomers spotted first star-destroying black hole

NASA's TESS mission recently captured a rare event called a tidal disruption event, an astronomical phenomenon that occurs when a black hole ripping a...

Three black holes on a collision course

Astronomers have spotted three giant black holes within a titanic collision of three galaxies.

A new way to measure the black hole’s mass

A new method to weigh the central engines of active galaxies.

Scientists detected a chirp of a baby black hole

This ringing does, in fact, predict the black hole's mass and spin.

The enormous black hole at the center of our galaxy appears to be getting hungrier

UCLA astronomers notice brightest light in 24 years of observations.

Researchers observe energy consumption in quasars

As the most luminous steady beacons in the Universe, quasars are believed to be powered by an accretion disk around the central black hole.