Supermassive black hole pairs imaged in merging galactic cores

The same should happen six billion years from now when the Milky Way merges with Andromeda.

Supermassive black holes eventually stop star formation

Supermassive black holes slowly eject cold gas.

Book review: ‘The Little Book of Black Holes’

A brief overview of some of the strangest objects in the cosmos.

Some galaxy types are brighter due to ‘hungrier’ black holes, and this could fundamentally change how we study galaxies

We’ve been looking at some galaxies wrong all along.

12 Physics-bending Facts about Black Holes

Chances are you won’t come across anything weirder than a black hole. Here’s the proof…

Black holes turn stars into spaghetti, devours them, then burp fire

If there’s one thing that black holes do extremely well, it’s drawing things to them and destroying them.

NASA pinpoints black holes that send out high-energy X-rays for first time ever

The findings help create a more comprehensive picture of supermassive black hole populations.

CERN experiment to test if we can connect to another dimension

In an experiment proposal that sounds more like an evil genius’ plan than a reputable science endeavour, CERN’s LHC atom smasher in Geneva, Switzerland will be cranked up to the highest energy levels ever, as scientists hope to detect or create miniature black holes. If successful, scientists hope that the experiment will uncover extra dimensions hidden in our universe.