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Astrophysics - Black Holes Topics

  • Black Hole Snacks

    2001April 6, 2011

    NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatoryhas spotted a curious outburst from our galaxy's core -- a sign that the Milky Way's central black hole may be snacking on its neighbors.

  • New Evidence for Black Holes

    2001April 6, 2011

    By seeing almost nothing, astronomers say they've discovered something extraordinary: the event horizons of Black Holesin space.

  • Energy from a Black Hole

    2001April 6, 2011

    There are plenty of Black Holesthat gobble energy. Now astronomers have spotted one in a distant galaxy that's giving some of its energy back.

  • Piranha Black Holes

    2007April 6, 2011

    Astronomers using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatoryhave caught some supermassive Black Holesengaged in a piranha-like feeding frenzy.

  • A Super Galactic Discovery

    2002April 6, 2011

    Astronomers have spotted two supermassive Black Holesin the crowded center of a distant galaxy. And it's only a matter of time, they say, before the pair collide.

  • A Mystery in the Galactic Center

    2002April 6, 2011

    Astronomers have learned that the center of our Milky Way galaxy harbors a long-sought black hole. But the finding has raised even more questions than before.

  • Black Holeson the Loose

    2000April 6, 2011

    Astronomers have discovered isolated Black Holesadrift among the stars in our galaxy.

  • The Andromeda Drain

    2000April 6, 2011

    The Chandra X-ray Observatoryhas spied a peculiar black hole at the center of the Andromeda galaxy.

  • Black Hole Mayhem

    2004April 6, 2011

    NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatoryhas caught a supermassive black hole in the act of ripping a star apart.