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There might be a secret massive black hole in our galaxy that scientists didn’t know about till now!

We have found evidence for the second-biggest black hole in our Milky Way, challenging our understa…

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Here’s what falling inside a black hole would look like, according to a NASA supercomputer simulation

Have you ever wondered what happens if you were to fall into a black hole? Thanks to cutting-edge v…

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Hidden third stars could be making binary star system members eat each other, scientists find

Scientists speculate that the concealed third star in Be star systems might gradually compel the mo…

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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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We've just discovered the most distant supermassive black hole ever. And boy, is it one massive infant!

Utilizing data from the James Webb Space Telescope, it was revealed that this black hole emerged ju…

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A mysterious star from outside the Milky Way has somehow ended up near our galaxy's supermassive black hole

Star SO-6 is very close to Sagittarius A*, the black hole at the center of the Milky Way. But it's …

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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…

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Black holes can speed through the universe at 17,500 miles per second, scientists say and the discovery could reveal new laws of physics

The discovery could change how we understand "the smallest to the largest objects in the universe,"…

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Einstein's theory of general relativity just got 500 times harder to beat thanks to the first-ever black hole to be caught on camera

"Using the gauge we developed, we showed that the measured size of the black hole shadow in M8…

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Research suggests synthetic black holes radiate like real ones

To fully describe black holes, these two theories need to be stitched together to form a theor…

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James Webb Space Telescope spots a supermassive black hole in the early universe, much sooner after the Big Bang than scientists can explain

NASA's Webb telescope spotted an active supermassive black hole that existed 570 million years afte…

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Stephen Hawking's famous theory of how black holes die could mean our entire universe is doomed to evaporate, a new study found

Hawking radiation predicts black holes lose energy and eventually evaporate. Now a new study predic…

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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…

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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 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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Supermassive black hole is tearing apart a star which got too close

TDEs occur when a supermassive black hole's forces are so strong that they overwhelm the star'…

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Astronomers find 2 supermassive black holes — the nearest to Earth ever discovered — are merging into a 'monster'

Scientists said the pair of black holes is 89 million light-years away from Earth in the NGC 7727 g…

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A black hole warped space-time so much that astronomers saw flashes of light from its far side

Albert Einstein predicted that black holes warp space-time, and astronomers just saw the proof - fl…

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