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Tightly coupled black hole and white dwarf star with smallest orbit discovered in Milky...

In a remarkable discovery made by NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory as well as NASA’s NuSTAR and CSIRO’s ATCA, the scientists have stumbled on to what can be termed as the rarest and tightest orbital...
This Black Hole made world record for killing a star in longest duration

Black Holes could be killing 100 times more stars than previously thought

Black holes – the most mysterious celestial object may be much more homicidal than scientists assumed it before, revealed a new study. Since centuries, black holes have been intriguing scientists across the world. Black hole...
NASA celebrates #BlackHoleFriday by releasing breathtaking images

First ever midsize black hole spotted in globular star cluster 47 Tucanae

Astronomers examining the pulsars in a densely populated star clusters have found something very astonishing. Researchers have spotted first of its kind black hole lurking in the star cluster. Black holes are the most mysterious entities present...
This Black Hole made world record for killing a star in longest duration

Astronomers witness longest death given to a star ever by a black hole, Watch...

In a celestial extravaganza, astronomers have discovered something unusual. A black hole stretched a dying star for around a decade which is a world record. The slow death is nearly ten times slower than usual...
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Giant Black Hole in Milky Way consumes stars and vomits out planet-sized spitballs

Some stars come too close to a black hole present in the center of the galaxy and get gobbled up by the mysterious and gigantic black ball that ultimately rips apart the star, sending a long...
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What Happen to Star Trapped by Black Hole? It Turns to Planet-Size Object

A star, in a period of thousand years, comes too close to the black hole which is present at the centre of the Milky Way, which gets ripped apart, sending a long streamer of...
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Scientists spotted Giant holes in cosmic backyard

Recently NASA scientists have spotted out two monsters holes in the cosmic backyard of the space. Both of these black holes are the central region of 'active galactic nuclei', say the scientists of NASA...
NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory Produces Deepest-Ever X-Ray Image of Space: Discover Clusters of Supermassive Black Holes

Chandra X-Ray Observatory of Nasa discovers Clusters of Supermassive Black Holes in its Deepest-Ever...

An Astronaut from NASA has represented the Deepest X-Ray image of Space during the winter assembly of the American Astronomical Society. The snaps taken by NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory are believed to be the...

TIFR-MIT Reports: Like Black Holes, Neutron Stars Also Radiate Intense Gravitational Waves

Following the revelation of black holes emanating gravitational waves, a group of Indo-US astronomers have confirmed the neutron stars discharging intense cosmic gravitational rays. According to the recently conducted study by a team of...
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Brightest-Ever Supernova is actually a Star-Gulping Black Hole, Study reveals

The Brightest-ever Supernova which was detected last year, positioning in about four billion light years distant from Earth is nothing than a star-swallowing Black Hole, revealed the newly conducted study. An intense flare, which...
Studies Find Echoes of Black Holes Eating Stars

Black holes can eat up cosmic elements like stars; NASA Hubble records it live:...

Supermassive black holes are very large with highest gravitational pull in the universe such that they can gobble up any nearby objects present in the visicinity. Black holes don't even spare stars and they...
Globular structure NGC 6101 might be hiding thousands of black holes: Study

Globular structure NGC 6101 might be hiding thousands of black holes: Study

The solar system and the Galaxy both are mysterious. One can't gauge to what extent it assesses or how many stars and black holes are there. The universe is simply an edge of puzzlement,...
The mystery of extra mass in Milky Way has been unraveled

The mystery of extra mass in Milky Way has been unraveled

Scientists, from Italy, Mexico and U.S, while looking for the hidden masses in the Milky Way, discovered a fact about the black hole present at the heart of our galaxy. The black hole which...
British Physicist Stephen Hawking all set to trademark his name

Stephen Hawking’s prediction on Black hole was right, confirms Israeli Physicist

Black hole remained a mystery as knowing anything about it was quite difficult, until now. A virtual hole has been created in a lab and studied, showing that some particles can escape black holes. Scientists...
NASA celebrates #BlackHoleFriday by releasing breathtaking images

Black holes have secret short cut to connect different worlds, suggest new theory

Black holes are the most mysterious entities in the Universe that have baffled scientists till today. Until this year, scientists were in doubt whether they exist or not. However, their existence was confirmed by LIGO...
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ALMA finds supermassive black hole, 70-million light-years away from Earth

Reports revealed that with the help of ALMA telescope in Chile, scientists have spotted a supermassive and dense black hole in the centre of the galaxy NGC 1377. It further stated that we, at...
Gravitational waves detected for the second time; All you need to know

Gravitational waves detected for the second time; All you need to know

For the second time in the history of mankind, researchers have detected the presence of gravitational waves. The first discovery was made back in February this year when scientists working at the Laser Interferometer...
For measuring the mass, study authors basically examined radio-wave emissions from carbon monoxide (CO) molecules, since the CO signal is bright and readily detected with ALMA. “This observation demonstrates a technique that can be applied to many other galaxies to measure the masses of supermassive black holes to remarkable precision,” said Benjamin Boizelle from UCI.

With this new precise method scientists measure mass of black hole

With the help of biggest and most powerful observatory on the Earth, scientists have discovered a supermassive black hole that is nearly 660 million times the mass of our Sun. The black hole is...
For measuring the mass, study authors basically examined radio-wave emissions from carbon monoxide (CO) molecules, since the CO signal is bright and readily detected with ALMA. “This observation demonstrates a technique that can be applied to many other galaxies to measure the masses of supermassive black holes to remarkable precision,” said Benjamin Boizelle from UCI.

Donut-shaped disks around black holes aren’t smooth: NASA

Countering the previous findings, a new study co-authored by Indian-origin researcher has revealed that the thick donut-shaped disks of gas and dust that surround nearly all supermassive black holes in the universe are 'clumpy'...
NASA celebrates #BlackHoleFriday by tweeting five stunning images

#BlackHoleFriday: Watch five stunning images uploaded by NASA on Twitter

Everyone is celebrating Black Friday, but the American Space Agency has its own style of celebrating the special day by mesmerising people. Like previous three years, this year too NASA is celebrating its #BlackHoleFriday...
Watch ASTROSAT's stunning image of Crab Nebula, more up next!

ISRO receives first astronomer telegram from ASTROSAT

ISRO' has successfully received the first astronomer’s telegram (Atel no. 8185) from the Scanning Sky Monitor (SSM) observations aboard ASTROSAT. India's first dedicated multiwavelength space observatory satellite started peeking into the sky for some...

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