Black Hole

Ten percent black holes in our universe might be in wanderers, shows study

Every massive galaxy is believed to host a supermassive black hole (SMBH) at its center. Its mass is correlated with the mass of the inner...

Black hole’s eating pattern could reveal its size, shows study

The feeding patterns of black holes offer insight into their size, researchers report. A new study revealed that the flickering in the brightness observed in...

Scientists capture huge rings around a black hole

A spectacular set of rings around a black hole has been captured using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and Neil Gehrels Swift Observatory. The X-ray images...

Scientists detect the light from behind a black hole for the first time

Researchers observed bright flares of X-ray emissions, produced as gas falls into a supermassive black hole. Watching X-rays flung out into the universe by the...

Scientists take pioneering image of massive jet spewing from black hole

Scientists anchored by the Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration, which is known for capturing the first image of a black hole in the galaxy Messier...

Supermassive black holes do put a brake on stellar births, shows study

Black holes with masses equivalent to millions of suns do put a brake on the birth of new stars, say astronomers. Using machine learning and...

Scientists detect first black hole-neutron star mergers

A long time ago, in two galaxies about 900 million light-years away, two black holes each gobbled up their neutron star companions, triggering gravitational...

How did supermassive black holes form?

We don’t quite understand how the first supermassive black holes formed so quickly in the young universe. So, a team of physicists are proposing a...

Scientists confirm Hawking’s black hole theorem observationally

Even the most extreme objects in the universe – including black holes – must obey certain rules. A central law for black holes predicts that...

What happens when black holes collide with the most dense stars in the universe

For the first time, a faint signal caused by the merging of two almost equally mysterious objects – a black hole and a neutron...