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Astronomers find supermassive black hole blasting molecular gas at 60

New research has solved a long-standing mystery surrounding the evolution of galaxies that deepens our understanding of the future of the Milky …

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Scientists Solve A Longstanding Mystery At The Heart Of Supermassive Black Holes

These outflows can sweep up and heat material, playing a pivotal role in the formation and evolution of massive galaxies. Not only have astronomers observed them across the visible Universe, they also play a key ingredient in theoretical models.<p>But the physical nature of the outflows themselves has …

Black Holes May Explode Into 'White Holes' And Pour All Their Matter Into Space, Physicists Say

Black holes might end their lives by transforming into their exact opposite — 'white holes' that explosively pour all the material they ever swallowed into space, say two physicists. The suggestion, based on a speculative quantum theory of gravity, could solve a long-standing conundrum about …

The Black Holes We See in Space Might Already Be White Holes

So far, however, warped spacetime is keeping the events a secret.<p>Image: black hole artist's conception/Wikimedia<p>Black holes aren’t eternal. Like everything else in the cosmos, they have a lifespan: birth, life, death. In this sense, the galaxy-scale infinity represented by a black hole is something …