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Belching Black Hole
2012-07-09 11:03:28

Observations with CSIRO's Australia Telescope Compact Array have confirmed that astronomers have found the first known "middleweight" black hole.

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2011-05-23 07:35:00

Two UK astronomers have found that the giant black holes in the center of galaxies are on average spinning faster than at any time in the history of the Universe.

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2010-07-22 06:39:06

Scientists have found evidence that a giant black hole has been jerked around twice, causing its spin axis to point in a different direction from before.

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2010-04-16 06:40:00

Black holes are thought to reside at the center of almost every galaxy, with some growing to more than a billion times the mass of the Sun.

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2009-04-22 09:20:00

A survey by the Chandra X-ray observatory has revealed in detail, for the first time, the effects of a shock wave blasted through a galaxy by powerful jets of plasma emanating from a supermassive black hole at the galactic core.

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2009-03-05 06:50:00

Two enormous black holes appear to be orbiting one another at the center of a faraway galaxy, formed by the collision of two separate galaxies.

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2007-05-23 15:55:00

Astronomers are hunting an elusive target: rogue black holes that have been ejected from the centers of their home galaxies.

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2005-02-09 14:05:22

Using a new computer model of galaxy formation, researchers have shown that growing black holes release a blast of energy that fundamentally regulates galaxy evolution and black hole growth itself.


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