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The Black Hole at the Centre of our Galaxy might Theoretically be a Wormhole

October 28, 2019

Even though a direct test of whether the black hole allegedly located at the centre of the Milky…
Black hole at the center of our galaxy appears to be getting hungrier

September 12, 2019

UCLA astronomers notice brightest light in 24 years of observations. The enormous black hole at the center of…
Milky Way’s Black Hole Just Flared, Growing 75 Times as Bright for a Few Hours

August 14, 2019

Even though the black hole at the center of the Milky Way is a monster, it’s still rather…
Cool, Nebulous Ring Found Around Milky Way’s Supermassive Black Hole

June 7, 2019

Astrophysicists have discovered what appears to be a disk of cool gas wrapped around the supermassive black hole…
Cool, Nebulous Ring around Milky Way’s Supermassive Black Hole

June 6, 2019

Through decades of study, astronomers have developed a clearer picture of the chaotic and crowded neighborhood surrounding the…
This Star has been Kicked Out of the Milky Way. It Knows What It Did.

March 18, 2019

Every once in a while, the Milky Way ejects a star. The evicted star is typically ejected from…
One of Our Best Views of the Supermassive Black Hole at the Heart of the Milky Way

January 24, 2019

An almost unimaginably enormous black hole is situated at the heart of the Milky Way. It’s called a…
Black Hole at the Heart of the Milky Way Seen as Close as Possible

November 7, 2018

Since the 1970s, astronomers have theorized that at the center of our galaxy,  about 26,000 light-years from Earth,…
Best-yet view of the black hole at our galaxy’s heart

November 2, 2018

A team of researchers – including the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics in Garching – have gained…
Gas and Dust Seen Swirling Around our Galaxy’s Supermassive Black Hole

October 24, 2018

At the heart of the Milky Way Galaxy lurks a Supermassive Black Hole (SMBH) named Sagittarius A* (Sag.…
First Images From The Event Horizon Might Look Like This

October 17, 2018

The largest object in our night sky—by far!—is invisible to us. The object is the Super-Massive Black Hole…
Einstein Was Right… Again! Successful Test of General Relativity Near a Supermassive Black Hole

July 30, 2018

In 1915, Albert Einstein published his famous Theory of General Relativity, which provided a unified description of gravity…
This is What Happens When a Black Hole Gobbles up a Star

June 1, 2018

At the center of our galaxy resides a Supermassive Black Hole (SMBH) known as Sagittarius A. Based on…
Evidence for Thousands of Black Holes Buzzing Around the Center of the Milky Way

May 13, 2018

Since the 1970s, astronomers have understood that a Supermassive Black Hole (SMBH) resides at the center of the…
Black Hole Bounty Captured in the Milky Way Center

May 10, 2018

Astronomers have discovered evidence for thousands of black holes located near the center of our Milky Way galaxy…
Sagittarius A* Swarm: Black Hole Bounty Captured in the Milky Way Center

May 9, 2018

Astronomers have discovered evidence for thousands of black holes located near the center of our Milky Way galaxy…
Amazing High Resolution Image of the Core of the Milky Way, a Region with Surprisingly Low Star Formation Compared to Other Galaxies

February 28, 2018

Compared to some other galaxies in our Universe, the Milky Way is a rather subtle character. In fact,…
Outflows From Black Holes are Creating New Molecules Where There Should Only be Destruction

February 2, 2018

During the 1960s, scientists discovered a massive radio source (known as Sagittarius A*) at the center of the…
Supermassive Black Holes can Turn Star Formation On and Off in a Large Galaxy

January 3, 2018

In the 1970s, astronomers discovered that a particularly large black hole (Sagittarius A*) existed at the center of…
Mysterious Filament is Stretching Down Towards the Milky Way’s Supermassive Black Hole

December 24, 2017

The core of the Milky Way Galaxy has always been a source of mystery and fascination to astronomers.…
ALMA Discovers Infant Stars Surprisingly Near Galaxy’s Supermassive Black Hole

November 30, 2017

Earliest phase of star formation ever observed in highly hostile environment At the center of our galaxy, in…
Spinning Black Hole Swallowing Star Explains Superluminous Event

December 15, 2016

ESO telescopes help reinterpret brilliant explosion In 2015, the All Sky Automated Survey for SuperNovae (ASAS-SN) detected an…
Why Can’t We See the Center of the Milky Way?

April 30, 2015

Shouldn’t there be a great big glowing ball at the center of the galaxy? Why can’t we see…
How Big Is The Milky Way?

January 21, 2015

The Milky Way is our home galaxy, the spot where the Earth resides. We are not anywhere near…
Role of SKA in detecting multiple suppermassive black hole systems

January 7, 2015

Undoubtedly, supermassive black holes (SMBHs) are peculiar and awe-inspiring objects of the Universe. Large enough to drive the evolution…
Chandra Detects Record-Breaking Outburst from Milky Way’s Black Hole

January 6, 2015

Astronomers have observed the largest X-ray flare ever detected from the supermassive black hole at the center of…
Ancient X-ray radiation from the center of Milky Way rivaled the Sun

December 19, 2014

Thanks to modern astronomy, we quite reliably know that the center of our galaxy, known as Sagittarius A*,…
Astronomers Poised to Capture Image of Supermassive Milky Way Black Hole

December 1, 2014

Scientists have long suspected that supermassive black holes (SMBH) reside at the center of every large galaxy in…
NASA X-ray Telescopes Find Black Hole May Be a Neutrino Factory

November 14, 2014

The giant black hole at the center of the Milky Way may be producing mysterious particles called neutrinos.…
Watching for a Black Hole to Gobble up a gas Cloud

April 7, 2014

Right now a doomed gas cloud is edging ever closer to the supermassive black hole at the center…
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