elliptical galaxy

'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).

Jun 18, 2015, 19:49 PM IST

Supermassive black hole located 6 bn light years away found

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.

Mar 06, 2014, 16:35 PM IST

Rare `young-looking` supernova found in old galaxy

Using the Pan-STARRS telescope on Haleakala, astronomers have found a young-looking supernova on the outskirts of a bright elliptical galaxy.

Mar 08, 2013, 10:26 AM IST

Astronomers find elliptical galaxy with split-personality

Astronomers have discovered that a well-known elliptical galaxy has a split personality.

Oct 23, 2012, 21:11 PM IST

Scientists find monster black holes, biggest yet

Scientists have found the biggest black holes known to exist each one 10 billion times the size of our sun.

Dec 06, 2011, 08:45 AM IST