Supermassive Black Hole Eats Star, Blasts Remains Toward Earth
A supermassive, distant black hole was observed by astronomers eating up a star and then blasting its remains from the catastrophe directly toward Earth. According to astronomers, the vicious destruction of the star, called a Tidal Disruption Event (TDE), was...
The Most Powerful Explosion in Universe Gives Birth to Black Hole
Astronomers observed the most powerful explosion ever recorded in the universe, which gave birth to a black hole. They did so using the Gemini South telescope in Chile operated by NSF's NOIRLab. Dubbed Gamma-Ray Burst GRB221009A, this record-shattering the observed...
Black Hole Crash in Deep Space Leaves Scientists Puzzled
As part of the most extreme phenomena in the universe, black hole crashes evident in deep space as two massive, invisible bodies spiral toward each other has left scientists puzzled and pondering about the phenomenon. During black hole collisions, they...
NASA Posts the Eerie Sound of a Black Hole
The sound of a black hole at the center of the Perseus galaxy cluster, which is located approximately 240 million light-years from Earth, was posted by NASA as part of what it described as a remixed sonification. According to NASA,...
First Image of the Black Hole in Our Own Milky Way Galaxy Revealed
The first image of Sagittarius A*, the gargantuan black hole spinning away at the center of our own galaxy, the Milky Way, was released on Thursday by scientists collaborating on the massive Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) project. Located roughly 27,000...
What a Black Hole Sounds Like? NASA Gives the Answer
NASA has released an audio of the sound emitted from a black hole at the center of the Perseus galaxy cluster more than 200 million light-years away from Earth. Perseus is known to be an 11 million-light-year-wide bundle of hundreds...
Greek Astronomer Confirms Einstein with his Black Hole Study
The first image of a black hole, captured in 2019 by Greek astronomer Dimitrios Psaltis, has revealed more support for Einstein's theory of general relativity.