Super massive black hole

Most massive black holes ever in the Universe discovered

At the center of each of these galaxies – like virtually every other galaxy – lies a supermassive black hole, an area of space with an exceptionally high gravitational field.

Feb 26, 2018, 15:24 PM IST

Super massive discovery: Scientists unveil most distant black hole

The newly found black hole is voraciously devouring material at the centre of a galaxy – a phenomenon called a quasar. 

Dec 07, 2017, 12:34 PM IST

NASA captures never-seen before image of echoes of black holes eating stars!

Two new studies characterize tidal disruption flares by studying how surrounding dust absorbs and re-emits their light, like echoes. 

Sep 19, 2016, 00:38 AM IST

ALMA discovers a growing supermassive black hole in distant galaxy

Scientists with the help of ALMA telescope in Chile have spotted a dense and super massive black hole in the centre of the galaxy NGC 1377. The distant galaxy is located 70-million light years away from our planet Earth in the direction to the constellation Eridanus the River.

Jul 05, 2016, 22:36 PM IST