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MIT And Harvard Use Algorithm To Take Real Snapshots From Milky Way’s Supermassive Black Hole

Most of us have seen quite a lot of celestial bodies, stars, almost any kind of interstellar cloud of dust, hydrogen, helium and other ionized gases… …

When galaxies collide, black holes eat

When our Milky Way galaxy and neighboring Andromeda galaxy collide, supermassive black holes will have a feast!<p>What’ll our sky look like 5 billion …

Scientists Observe the Most Detailed Black Hole Wind to Date

Black holes have always been a bit of a mystery. One of the reasons for this is the fact that they’re so far away from us which makes observation …

Black Holes

Get Ready for the First Pictures of a Black Hole’s Event Horizon

It might sound trite to say that the Universe is full of mysteries. But it’s true.Chief among them are things like Dark Matter, Dark Energy, and of …

The universe has a lithium problem

Over the past decades, scientists have wrestled with a problem involving the Big Bang Theory. The Big Bang Theory suggests that there should be three …

Scientists might be just weeks away from taking the first real picture of a black hole

The numbers behind the creation of the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) are mind boggling enough, let alone the thought of what it might see on April 5 when it's trained on Sagittarius A*, the supermassive black hole at the centre of our galaxy.<p>It's 26,000 light years from Earth. Even though its …