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Hubble detects monster black hole kicked out of galactic core

Hubble detects monster black hole kicked out of galactic core

Astronomers think this object is a very strong case. Weighing more than 1 billion suns, the rogue black hole is the most massive black hole ever detected to have been kicked out of its central home.

 

Milky Way's black hole spews out cosmic 'spitballs'

Milky Way's black hole spews out cosmic 'spitballs'

Scientists have discovered a supermassive black hole at the centre of the galaxy, shooting out star fragments.

NASA's X-ray telescopes stumble over evidence of wandering black hole! - See pic

NASA's X-ray telescopes stumble over evidence of wandering black hole! - See pic

The astronomers used NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and ESA’s XMM-Newton X-ray observatory to discover this source.

Supermassive black hole devouring cold gas cloud spotted

Supermassive black hole devouring cold gas cloud spotted

Astronomers recently spotted a supermassive black hole devouring billowy clouds of cold, marking its first direct evidence to support the theory that black holes feed on clouds of cold gas.

Monstrous black hole uncovered in most unexpected place in space! - Check out pic

Monstrous black hole uncovered in most unexpected place in space! - Check out pic

The current record holder tips the scale at 21 billion suns and resides in the crowded Coma galaxy cluster that consists of over 1,000 galaxies.  

Astrophysicists detect superfast winds near supermassive black hole

Astrophysicists detect superfast winds near supermassive black hole

Astronomers have known about the existence of quasar winds since the late 1960s. At least one in four quasars have them.