Black Hole

Scientists see evidence of Einstein’s theories in star orbiting massive black hole

More than 100 years ago, Albert Einstein predicted that light is deflected by extremely massive objects, but there is no way to test such...

Einstein’s general relativity theory is questioned but still stands for now

Does the physicist’s theory tell the full story? A detailed analysis of a star’s orbit near supermassive black hole gives a look into how gravity...

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...