Supermassive


Nearly Naked Supermassive Black Hole Found

Nearly Naked Supermassive Black Hole Found

An almost naked mega-black hole is a structure to be reckoned with in the universe. It has been detected by the radio telescope...

Nov 3 2016, 12:46pm CDT

Growing Supermassive Black Hole in Distant Galaxy Discovered

Growing Supermassive Black Hole in Distant Galaxy Discovered

A team of Swedish astronomers has discovered a growing supermassive black hole in the centre of a galaxy located 70 million li...

Jul 5 2016, 1:19pm CDT

Supermassive Black Hole Caught Feeding on Cold Gas

Supermassive Black Hole Caught Feeding on Cold Gas

Prior to the research, astronomers believed that black holes solely feed on a steady diet of hot gas from the galaxy's hal...

Jun 9 2016, 12:30am CDT

Scientists Explain How Supermassive Black Holes Keep Galaxies Turned Off

Scientists Explain How Supermassive Black Holes Keep Galaxies Turned Off

Giant black holes are turning a huge number of lively galaxies into cosmic graveyards....

May 26 2016, 1:01am CDT

Scientists Find Clues on How Supermassive Black Holes Got Big So Quickly

Scientists Find Clues on How Supermassive Black Holes Got Big So Quickly

Using data of three powerful telescopes, researchers find important clues to the birth of earliest generation of supermassive b...

May 25 2016, 2:26am CDT

Supermassive Black Holes Could be Everywhere in the Universe, Says Study

Supermassive Black Holes Could be Everywhere in the Universe, Says Study

Astronomers have discovered a supermassive black hole in an unexpected location. The discovery indicates that supermassive blac...

Apr 6 2016, 9:57pm CDT

Astrophysicists Detect Superfast Winds near Supermassive Black Hole

Astrophysicists Detect Superfast Winds near Supermassive Black Hole

Astrophysicists from York University have revealed the fastest winds ever seen at ultraviolet wavelengths near a supermassive b...

Mar 22 2016, 9:38am CDT

NASA’s Chandra X-Ray Detects Supermassive Black Hole Burping Close to Earth

Supermassive Black Hole Found Burping Close to Earth

NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory has managed to detect a big black hole which is burping close to the earth....

Jan 6 2016, 4:00am CST

Black holes

How Do Supermassive Black Holes Flare? Scientists Provide the Answer

Scientists are aware that mysterious black holes give off light flares and sometimes erupt in X-ray light, but they have never...

Oct 29 2015, 9:49am CDT

Giant Black Hole 12 Billion Times Bigger than Sun Discovered

Discovery of Supermassive Black Hole 12 Billion Times Bigger than Sun challenges Physics

Scientists have discovered a giant black hole that is 12 billion times bigger than our sun. It is indeed an exciting finding by...

Feb 26 2015, 1:57am CST