Tag Archives: Black hole

Japan Researchers Find Signs of 2nd Largest Black Hole 200 Light Years Away

Japanese researchers have found a mysterious second largest black hole in the Milky Way, which could be possible missing link in black hole evolution. Tomoharu Oka and his team of astronomers from Keio University in Japan found the enigmatic gas cloud, called CO-0.40-0.22, about 200 light years away from the center of the Milky Way. The CO-0.40-0.22 is unusual with a ...

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Capturing and Sorting thickets of stars in galaxies far, far away

A Yale University astronomer has helped untangle the cosmic knots of stars at the center of giant, elliptical galaxies. Two studies, one led by Yale’s Grant Tremblay and other led by Michigan State University researcher Megan Donahue, are providing new information about why the universe’s largest elliptical galaxies ratchet down their star production despite having plenty of available star-making material. ...

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What’s on surface of black hole? Indian-origin scientist says no firewwalls

When Indian origin scientist samir Mathur used the principles of string theory to show that black holes are actually tangled-up balls of cosmic strings, his “fuzzball theory” had cascading effect on other physicists who tried to build on it further concluding that the surface of the fuzzball was actually a firewall. According to the firewall theory, the surface of the ...

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Scentists Decode Mystery Object G2 at Centre of Our Galaxy

Astronomers at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have solved the mystery of the bizarre object called G2 at the centre of our Milky Way that has for centuries puzzled them as the most likely pair of binary stars that had been orbiting the black hole in tandem and merged together into an extremely large star, cloaked in gas and ...

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