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How supermassive black holes shape their host galaxies

Data from ESA's XMM-Newton X-ray observatory has revealed how supermassive black holes shape their host galaxies with powerful winds that sweep away interstellar matter. In...
Scientists discover two supermassive black holes headed for a collision

Scientists discover two supermassive black holes headed for a collision

Astronomers have spotted a distant pair of titanic black holes headed for a collision. Each black hole's mass is more than 800 million times that...

Scientists decipher the history of supermassive black holes in the early universe

Astrophysicists at Western University have found evidence for the direct formation of black holes that do not need to emerge from a star remnant. The...
This black hole is 40 times smaller than we thought

This black hole is 40 times smaller than we thought

A black hole at the center of a nearby dwarf galaxy, called NGC 4395, is about 40 times smaller than previously thought, report researchers. If...
Scientists hunt the first supermassive black holes

Scientists hunt the first supermassive black holes

It is believed that the formation and growth of most galaxies across the history of the universe have been fueled by supermassive black holes...
What we know about the galaxy around the giant black hole

What we know about the galaxy around the giant black hole

Recently, the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) has published the first-ever image of a black hole's event horizon. The giant black hole has a mass of...
You can DIY gravitational waves with 'BlackHoles@Home'

You can DIY gravitational waves with ‘BlackHoles@Home’

In a new study, researchers are asking the publish to help interpret data from the detection of gravitational waves. The gravitational waves were generated by...
Scientists find 83 supermassive black holes in the early universe

Scientists discover 83 supermassive black holes in the early universe

In a new study, scientists have discovered 83 quasars powered by supermassive black holes (SMBH) that were formed in the early Universe. The finding provides...
Scientists discover hidden black hole

Scientists discover a hidden black hole

In a new study, researchers found a hidden black hole from its effects on an interstellar gas cloud. The findings may help scientists understand the...
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Scientists find new ways to observe stars swallowed by a black hole

When a star passes within a supermassive black hole, it will be tidally disrupted. The disruption can produce a sudden gas injection close to...

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Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

This popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...

Popular high blood pressure drug may increase risk of bowel disease

High blood pressure harms one in ten adults across the globe, and it increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. The most common treatments...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...