black-hole - Latest News on black-hole | Read Breaking News on Zee News

Hawking`s black hole puzzle solved, claims US scientist

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 16:42

A Michigan State University researcher has claimed to plug the hole in famous theoretical physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking’s black hole theory.

Supermassive black hole located 6 bn light years away found

Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 16:35

Astronomers have used NASA`s Chandra X-ray Observatory and the ESA`s XMM-Newton to show a supermassive black hole six billion light-years from Earth is spinning extremely rapidly.

Spin of distant black hole measured at half of speed of light

Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 04:08

A supermassive black hole inside a distant quasar spins at about 336 million mph (540 million kph) or roughly half the speed of light, according to research published on Wednesday in the journal Nature.

New superpowered black hole discovered in nearby galaxy

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 13:34

A team of astronomers from Australia and America have found a new superpowered small black hole, named MQ1, in nearby galaxy M83.

What actually happens when a star is sucked in by a black hole

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 16:04

A new research has tried to show what exactly happens during the destruction of a star as it falls into a black hole.

Black hole theory my `biggest blunder,` says Stephen Hawking

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 00:33

After a series of controversies surrounding Black holes,Stephen Hawking is clarifying his stance on them and the role played by them in the universe.

Scientists discover extremely powerful black hole

Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 16:52

Astronomers have spotted one of the most powerful black holes known, according to NASA.

First black hole orbiting `spinning` star discovered

Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 15:01

Spanish scientists have discovered what may be the first binary system ever known to consist of a black hole and a "spinning" star, which is more accurately known as a Be-type star.

Dwarf galaxies could help reveal supermassive black holes` origin

Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 11:31

Astronomers have discovered more than 100 small, dwarf galaxies with characteristics indicating that they harbor massive black holes feeding on surrounding gas; this could help resolve the question as to how black holes originated and grew in the early universe.

Gas cloud set to collide with supermassive black hole at Milky Way`s core

Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 11:29

Astronomers have discovered that a mysterious gas cloud about three times the mass of Earth is spiraling towards the supermassive black hole at the Milky Way`s core.

Black hole`s birth kills `exploding` radio star

Last Updated: Sunday, December 22, 2013, 12:02

Astronomers have found a new population of exploding stars that "switch off" their radio transmissions before collapsing into a Black Hole.

New project could help you become cosmic explorer

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 12:23

`Radio Galaxy Zoo` launched Tuesday is a new `citizen science` project that lets anyone become a cosmic explorer.