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Images show what it's like to fall into a black hole

But not just any black hole — a supermassive black hole with 4.3 million times the mass of our sun.…

Ellyn Lapointe,Jessica Orwig   


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Fresh photographs of Milky Way’s black hole Sgr A* reveal strong, twisted magnetic field similar to M87*

The colossal black hole named Sagittarius A* resides at the heart of the Milky Way, approximately 2…

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This new photo of a supermassive black hole is unlike any before, showing powerful magnetic fields spiraling around it

A new photo of the Milky Way's supermassive black hole taken from the Event Horizon Telescope shows…

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Interstellar internet may be possible if we can weaponise the gravity of massive stars, say scientists

The potential to manipulate long-range signals, such as light, is enormous, as it paves the way for…

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A supermassive black hole is actually losing energy instead of gobbling it all up, new research shows

Scientists have long believed that magnetic fields could suck energy out of black holes, but they d…

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Scientists capture first direct image of a supermassive black hole, 6.5 billion times the size of the sun, spewing out jets of plasma

Astronomers hope the discovery will help us understand exactly how these jets are created — s…

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NASA image may show first-ever 'rogue' supermassive black hole, leaving a trail of newborn stars in its wake

A supermassive black hole may have been kicked out of its galaxy after two other black holes moved …

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Black hole image supports Einstein's theory of gravity, disappointing scientists who are probing for cracks

Researchers captured the first image of our galaxy's supermassive black hole. It could help confirm…

Paola Rosa-Aquino   


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NASA telescope images reveal brightest explosion ever recorded, as a star collapses into a black hole

Astronomers think the powerful gamma-ray burst comes from a supernova: the collapse of a dying star…

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WATCH: Ukraine says it destroyed a Russian Black Sea Fleet ship near Crimea

Ukraine shared spectacular footage of what it says was the sinking of the Ivanovets, a Russian corv…

Mia Jankowicz   


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Artificial intelligence may have just given astronomers a better idea of what black holes really look like

A machine learning algorithm created by researchers seems to have provided a clearer image of the M…

Aaron McDade   


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Meet the black hole at the center of our galaxy: Scientists just took its picture for the first time

Researchers unveiled the first image of the supermassive black hole lurking at the heart of our gal…

Morgan McFall-Johnsen,Paola Rosa-Aquino   


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Scientists might reveal the first photo of our galaxy's central black hole on Thursday. Watch their announcement live.

Seven research institutions are holding simultaneous press conferences to announce what's being bil…

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Scientists captured the first-ever picture of a supermassive black hole in the middle of a feeding frenzy — and it’s a little twisted

It’s called a quasar because it’s actively sucking in material, creating a very bright cen…

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NASA released an audio clip of a black hole, and it's pretty spooky

Black holes push waves of pressure through the galaxies around them. It can sound like a wailing al…

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A stunning photo from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope reveals 3 galaxies colliding

Galaxies merging together create starbursts and supermassive black hole collisions. The new James W…

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This year's black hole photography gets called off due to coronavirus concerns

Since it’s unlikely that the pandemic will end by then, Event Horizon Telescope believes tha…

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Supermassive black hole bigger than 7 billion Suns is spinning so fast that it's close to breaking the laws of physics

Chandra’s X-ray data showed that M87 was spinning between 2.4 to 6.3 times faster than the speed of…

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Researchers at the Indian Institute of Astrophysics discover three supermassive black holes merging together

The rare occurrence in the nearby universe indicates that small merging groups are ideal laborat…