This massive black hole candidate may be of the 'intermediate-mass' variety, possibly tying up a perplexing astrophysical puzzle.
Although a mysterious cloud of gas was supposed to get eaten by the supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy, its survival has revealed some interesting features surrounding the gravitational behemoth.
As stars whip around our galaxy's supermassive black hole, they should generate their own special kind of 'sonic boom' -- could astronomers detect them?
In a galaxy, 600 million light-years away, a black hole deathmatch is ripping up spacetime, exposing some fascinating dynamics at the heart of a powerful quasar.
Europe's XMM-Newton telescope took an X-ray scan of the Milky Way's core, capturing some dazzling high-energy delights.
Astronomers have discovered the smallest supermassive black hole lurking in the center of a dwarf galaxy around 340 million light-years away. Small it may be, but it could help to unlock some pretty hefty black hole mysteries.
A newfound giant black hole nearly as massive as 7 billion suns is dozens of times larger than astronomers expected given its host galaxy's size, researchers say.
Astronomers have witnessed, for the first time, a relativistic collision in a black hole jet millions of light-years from Earth.
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