February 07, 2017 3:40 pm
Researchers made this discovery using data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and Swift satellite as well as European Space Agency's XMM-Newton.
June 09, 2016 1:40 pm
The findings provide the first direct evidence to support the hypothesis that black holes feed on clouds of cold gas.
June 24, 2015 5:08 pm
The ALMA telescopes tracked the radiation emitted from the two gases, hydrogen cyanide and formyl cation, as they swirled around the galaxy.
October 09, 2012 1:03 pm
Previously,block holes were undetected because they sit cocooned within thick layers of dust.
October 07, 2012 4:29 pm
Astronomers think the object resides about 20,000 to 30,000 light-years away in the galaxy's inner region.
August 21, 2012 6:22 pm
A study reveals that the universe 'crystallised' into the three spatial and one time dimension that we see today.
June 26, 2011 12:41 am
In what sounds like a one of a kind murder mystery,a dying star has fallen into a black hole and been ripped apart.
March 24, 2011 5:53 pm
Scientists say,a white dwarf hypernova could have sucked alien life into a black hole.
January 17, 2011 5:09 pm
"It's the most accurate mass estimate ever obtained -- for a supermassive black hole," he said.
November 17, 2010 4:35 am
Astronomers have discovered what they say is a newly born black hole lurking in a nearby galaxy some 50 million light years from Earth.