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One of the most powerful black holes in the observable universe has been revealed by NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory.
Astronomers at the Chandra X-ray Observatory explain why the black hole at the heart of the Milky Way galaxy doesn't consume everything in sight.
While we typically think of black holes as death pits from which nothing can escape, recent studies suggest black holes play a pivotal role in creating stars. Could one have created our sun?
The supermassive black hole at the centre of our galaxy has been spotted slurping up a cloud of hot gas that is falling into it.
The agency's Hubble Space Telescope spots one of the smallest galaxies ever discovered -- with a giant black hole at its core.
Astronomers have spotted a black hole waking up and snacking on a giant planet that got a little too close.
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The ability to measure the distortion of space and time near the supermassive black holes lurking at the hearts of many, if not all, large galaxies may give astronomers a new tool for studying galactic evolution.
Difficult to see, these enormously dense objects are buried at the hearts of galaxies.
Data from the European Space Agency's XMM-Newton and NASA's NuSTAR space telescopes is enabling astronomers to measure the rate of spin for black holes.