A star is orbiting the Milky Way’s black hole at 18 million miles an hour

A star is orbiting the Milky Way’s black hole at 18 million miles an hour

A recently discovered star, now designated S4716, is traveling at the mind-boggling speed of 5,000 miles (8,000 km) per second around the black hole at the center of our galaxy, the Milky Way, Space.com reported. The vast expanse of our universe means that astronomers always find something they have never seen before. Earlier this week, … Read more

Astronomers find fastest-growing black hole of past 9 bn years

Astronomers find fastest-growing black hole of past 9 bn years

An international team of astronomers has discovered the fastest-growing black hole of the last nine billion years. The black holes consumes the equivalent of one Earth every second and shines 7,000 times brighter than all the light from our own galaxy, making it visible to well-equipped backyard astronomers, said the team from the Australian National … Read more

Scientists Spot Fastest-Growing Black Hole That Engulfs Equivalent Of 1 Earth Per Second

Scientists Spot Fastest-Growing Black Hole That Engulfs Equivalent Of 1 Earth Per Second

New Delhi: A black hole which is swallowing mass equivalent to an Earth each second has been spotted by astronomers. This is the fastest-growing black hole of the last 9 billion years. The discovery has been recently made by an international team led by astronomers from the Australian National University (ANU). The black hole shines … Read more

Scientists for first time discover radio emission covering giant galaxy with black hole

Scientists for first time discover radio emission covering giant galaxy with black hole

In a first, scientists have discovered a faint radio emission covering a giant galaxy with an energetic black hole at its centre. The discovery, made by using high contrast imaging, was made by a team of astronomers in Japan. This included Shinya Komugi (Kogakuin University), Yoshiki Toba (National Astronomical Observatory of Japan [NAOJ]), Yoshiki Matsuoka … Read more

NASA Visualization Shows Black Holes Dancing with Stars

NASA Visualization Shows Black Holes Dancing with Stars

NASA highlighted 22 of these binary systems in the Milky Way and Large Magellanic Cloud.gif: NASA A new video from NASA shows what it looks like when a star is caught in the powerful gravity of a black hole. In these binary systems, the doomed stars spin around the black holes, which steadily suck up … Read more

Hear the Sound of a Black Hole ‘Echo’

Hear the Sound of a Black Hole ‘Echo’

Using a new tool they nicknamed tea “Reverb Machine,” researchers have detected eight echoing black hole binaries in the Milky Way. They then converted those X-ray echoes into sound waves, which you can listen to in the video below. Tea Reverb Machine combed satellite data from NICE, a telescope aboard the International Space Station that … Read more

Astronomers to unveil groundbreaking results about the center of our galaxy

Astronomers to unveil groundbreaking results about the center of our galaxy

If the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) sounds familiar, it’s because its team was responsible for a pretty impressive achievement. Back in 2019, the team released the first-ever image of a black hole’s event horizon, a stunning development that at the time marked an incredible milestone for radio astronomy and physics. Now, the EHT, collaborating with … Read more

NASA says Hubble Space Telescope awesome dance of 5 galaxies; Check photo

NASA says Hubble Space Telescope awesome dance of 5 galaxies;  Check photo

NASA says Hubble Space Telescope captured a mesmerizing look of an unusual collection of five galaxies. NASA says it is unique! 32 years! That’s how much time has been spent by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope to discover new galaxies, mesmerizing moments of stars, planets, and a lot more. Yes, it is the birthday of the … Read more

NASA says Hubble Space Telescope awesome dance of 5 galaxies; Check photo

NASA says Hubble Space Telescope awesome dance of 5 galaxies;  Check photo

NASA says Hubble Space Telescope captured a mesmerizing look of an unusual collection of five galaxies. NASA says it is unique! 32 years! That’s how much time has been spent by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope to discover new galaxies, mesmerizing moments of stars, planets, and a lot more. Yes, it is the birthday of the … Read more