Last updated on April 20, 2014 at 1:20 EDT
Black Hole Surprise
471 of 3817

Black Hole Surprise

October 4, 2012
This artist's conception represents an unexpected discovery made by astronomers using the National Science Foundation's Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA), a discovery which is forcing scientists to rethink their understanding of the environment in globular star clusters, tight-knit collections containing hundreds of thousands of stars.

[ Read the article ]

Credits: Benjamin de Bivort; Strader, et al.; NRAO/AUI/NSF