gigantic black holes

Scientists find monster black hole that 'should not exist' in Milky Way

A team of Chinese astronomers have discovered a black hole so gigantic in the Milky Way galaxy, that it has contradicted the existing models of star evolution.

Nov 28, 2019, 10:32 AM IST

First black holes may have incubated in gigantic starlike cocoons

Scientists have found that the 1st black holes in the universe likely formed and grew deep inside gigantic, starlike cocoons that smothered their powerful x-ray radiation and prevented surrounding gases from being blown away.

Nov 25, 2009, 13:20 PM IST