This was thought to be impossible to undertake until not too long ago.
In the aftermath of a titanic galactic battle, a merged black hole caused some waves.
A new study offers an unorthodox explanation for how supermassive black hole formed in the early Universe.
Many more might be lurking in the galaxy.
And things are about to get even more exciting.
What we do know is that it blasts enormously powerful X-rays into the void.
Astronomers used to think black holes feed exclusively on a hot gas and dust, but it seems they sometimes like to go out for ice cream.
We may actually get to see a black hole!
At the heart of virtually every galaxy, including the Milky Way, is a supermassive blackhole that’s anywhere from hundreds of thousands to billions of times more massive than the sun. How these cosmic bodies start off is still a subject of debate.