Black Hole

Gravitational waves hint at detection of black hole eating star

Gravitational waves may have just delivered the first sighting of a black hole devouring a neutron star. If confirmed, it would be the first...

Everything you wanted to know about the first ever image of a black hole

The Event Horizon Telescope has released the first direct image of a black hole and its neighbourhood. This black hole lurks in the centre...

Historic first real image of black hole has been unveiled

The European Southern Observatory announced earlier this week that they have some big news to share. The international collaboration, Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) project,...

Study disproves Hawking, shows tiny black holes may not account for Dark Matter

An international research team including Dr Surhud More and Dr Anupreeta More from Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA), Pune has ruled out...

Wonderful!! 83 supermassive black holes found in the early universe

Supermassive black holes, found at the centers of galaxies, can be millions or even billions of times more massive than the sun. While they...

Untangling information about what a black hole ate

A black hole is a place in space where gravity pulls so much that even light can not get out. The gravity is so...

Why do some galactic unions lead to doom?

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope recently releases some pictures that show pairs of galaxies on the cusp of cosmic consolidations. Even though the galaxies appearing...

In colliding galaxies, a pipsqueak shines bright

In the nearby Whirlpool galaxy and its companion universe, M51b, two supermassive black holes heat up and devour encompassing material. These two beasts ought...

NASA’s NICER mission maps light echoes of new black hole

Using NASA’s Neutron star Interior Composition Explorer (NICER), NASA scientists observed the environment surrounding a stellar-mass black hole that is 10 times the mass...

Active Galaxies point to new physics of cosmic expansion

Exploring the history of the universe with a large sample of distant ‘active’ galaxies observed by ESA’s XMM-Newton, a team of astronomers found there...