Blasts of black hole winds may cut off galactic star formation
Blasts of black hole winds may cut off galactic star formation

A new research has suggested that supermassive black holes can blast gas and dust out of their host galaxies, in fact, the black hole blowhards can eject so much of a galaxy's star-building materials that they halt star formation all together.

Black hole collisions shed light on most energetic event in universe for first time ever
Black hole collisions shed light on most energetic event in universe for first time ever

Black hole collisions has provided a deeper insight into the most energetic event in universe, the merging of two spinning, orbiting black holes into a much larger black hole, for first time ever.

Newly discovered 'monster black hole' is largest and brightest ever

A team of scientists has discovered the brightest quasar in the early universe, powered by the most massive black hole yet known at that time.

NASA finds intriguing member of black hole family tree
NASA finds intriguing member of black hole family tree

Astronomers using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory have discovered an intriguing cosmic object that may help provide answers to some long-standing questions about how black holes evolve and influence their surroundings.

Scientists discover black hole so big it contradicts growth theory
Scientists discover black hole so big it contradicts growth theory

Scientists say they have discovered a black hole so big that it challenges the theory about how they grow.

Amount of galaxy's mysterious dark matter determines size of black hole
Amount of galaxy's mysterious dark matter determines size of black hole

A new study has provided a deeper insight into how the amount of galaxy's mysterious dark matter determines the size of its central black hole.

Astronomers observe unexpected black hole storm at Teacup galaxy's core

Astronomers have observed an unexpected black hole storm at Teacup galaxy's core with the help of National Science Foundation's Very Large Array (VLA).

Why some galaxies die young
Why some galaxies die young

 Some galaxies die early because they expel the gas needed to make new stars early, suggests a study.

Supermassive black hole spotted choking while eating star
Supermassive black hole spotted choking while eating star

Astronomers have recently revealed that they have probably witnessed a supermassive black hole chocking while eating up a star.

New space telescope concept may provide 1k times sharper images than Hubble

New space telescope concept may provide 1,000 times sharper images than Hubble Space Telescope, it has been reported.

NASA's Chandra detects largest X-ray flare from Milky Way's black hole

NASA's Chandra has made the groundbreaking detection of the largest X-ray flare ever detected from the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy.

'Perfect storm' turbulence squelching star formation found around supermassive Black Hole
'Perfect storm' turbulence squelching star formation found around supermassive Black Hole

Astronomers have recently detected a "perfect storm" turbulence that was crushing star formation around a supermassive Black Hole by using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA).

A jettisoned black hole discovered?
A jettisoned black hole discovered?

Researchers analysing decades of observations from NASA's Swift satellite have discovered an unusual source of light in a galaxy some 90 million light-years away.

Mysterious object at galaxy's centre identified as pair of binary stars
Mysterious object at galaxy's centre identified as pair of binary stars

A team of researchers believe that they have solved the mystery of the bizarre object at the center of the galaxy.

Finnish scientists identify new type of black hole
Finnish scientists identify new type of black hole

Finnish researchers have discovered a new type of low-mass black hole, which is a bright celestial body that emits X-ray, the University of Turku has said.

Astronomers observe star's fortunate escape from black hole with minor damage

Astronomers have recently observed a star escaping, with only a small part of its mass torn off, after almost being captured by a black hole.

Astronomers discover hungry black hole that gobbles up weight of 100 billion billion hot dogs a minute
Astronomers discover hungry black hole that gobbles up weight of 100 billion billion hot dogs a minute

Scientists have recently discovered a rare black hole with a voracious appetite which is gobbling up nearby stars at a speed 10 times faster than previously thought possible.

Astronomers discover a rare black hole in Cigar Galaxy
Astronomers discover a rare black hole in Cigar Galaxy

Pooja Bhula tells you about what makes the black hole discovered in Cigar Galaxy interesting and some fun facts about the this astronomical phenomenon

Astronomers discover 'tiniest' galaxy that contains 'giant' black hole
Astronomers discover 'tiniest' galaxy that contains 'giant' black hole

Astronomers has recently found a smallest known galaxy that contains an enormous black hole.

Astronomers discover intermediate-sized `rare` black hole in galaxy Messier 82

Scientists have recently discovered an intermediate-sized black hole for the very first time in the nearby galaxy Messier 82.