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An Enormous Gravity ‘Hum’ Moves Through the Universe | Quanta Magazine

Astronomers have found a background din of exceptionally long-wavelength gravitational waves pervading the cosmos. The cause? Probably supermassive black hole collisions, but more exotic options can’t be ruled out.

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Astronomers capture first image of black hole at center of Milky Way

The image of Sagittarius A* offers an unprecedented look at the extreme object driving the evolution of our galaxy.

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Strange Object Hidden in Dust May Be Precursor to a Supermassive Black Hole

Lurking in old observations from the Hubble Space Telescope is an intriguing object from the early universe.

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Astronomers spot a supermassive black hole hiding behind a cosmic cloud

Astronomers observed a cloud of cosmic dust at the centre of the galaxy Messier 77 hiding a supermassive black hole.

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Witness The Very Last Scream of Light From a Star Devoured by a Black Hole

From the heart of a galaxy 215 million light-years away, a brilliant flash of light flared into the void of space - the last scream of light from a dying star as it veered too close and was pulled apart by a supermassive black hole.

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We Could Be Just Days Away From Seeing the First-Ever Photo of a Black Hole

Capturing an image of the distant, supermassive black hole in the center of our galaxy has been compared to “standing in New York and counting the individual dimples on a golf ball in Los Angeles."

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Astronomers find fastest-growing black hole in the universe

Researchers discovered a black hole that's growing so fast that it can devour a mass the size of the sun every two days.

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Hubble video shows shock collision inside black hole jet

When you're blasting though space at more than 98 percent of the speed of light, you may need driver's insurance. Astronomers have discovered for the first time a rear-end collision between two high-speed knots of ejected matter. This discovery was made w

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Scientists discover black hole so big it contradicts growth theory - Yahoo News

From Yahoo News: By Colin Packham SYDNEY (Reuters) - Scientists say they have discovered a black hole so big that it challenges the theory about how they grow. Scientists said this black hole was formed about 900 million years after the Big Bang. "Ba

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Galaxy's Huge Black Hole Puts On Awesome Fireworks Show (VIDEO)

The supermassive black hole at the center of a far-off galaxy is putting on a fireworks display of cosmic proportions. Scientists captured the brilliant display in new images and a video tour of the spiral galaxy Messier 106 (also called NGC 4258)....

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Guts of Superfast Black Hole Jets Revealed

Astronomers have taken an unprecedented look at the superenergetic jets blasted out by black holes, and thus have answered a key question about the composition of these mysterious beams.