Smallest super massive black hole ever detected
Smallest super massive black hole ever detected

 Astronomers using NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory have identified the smallest super-massive black hole ever detected in the centre of a galaxy.

NASA's Hubble discovers galaxy star birth mechanism
NASA's Hubble discovers galaxy star birth mechanism

Astronomers have uncovered a unique process for how the universe’s largest galaxies continue to producing stars long after their peak years of star birth.

Record-setting flare from black hole spotted by Fermi in distant galaxy
Record-setting flare from black hole spotted by Fermi in distant galaxy

NASA's Fermi has spotted record flare from black hole in distant galaxy.

Black hole with mass of 140 million Suns found

A massive black hole at the centre of a distant galaxy has the mass of 140 million Suns, scientists have found.

'Messy' teenage years of quasars unveiled

Astronomers have uncovered the mysterious early formative years of quasars, the brightest objects in the universe, using the Hubble Space Telescope's infrared vision.

'Bashful' black hole in neighboring galaxy revealed
'Bashful' black hole in neighboring galaxy revealed

Astronomers have detected what they believe is the long-sought radio emission coming from a supermassive black hole at the center of one of our closest neighboring galaxies, using the Karl G Jansky Very Large Array (VLA).

Astronomers spot shock collision inside black hole jet
Astronomers spot shock collision inside black hole jet

 Astronomers have discovered for the first time a rear-end collision between two high-speed knots of ejected matter.

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.