Scientists have detected the biggest explosion in the universe after the Big Bang. The explosion occurred from a supermassive black hole. Where did the explosion take place? The explosion took place in the Ophiuchus galaxy ..
Black hole: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs
The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) team of 347 scientists has won the 2020 ‘Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics’ for the first image of a super-massive black hole. The $3 million prize is also known as ..
Astronomers at the Max Planck Institute of Germany have recently discovered a new black hole named Holmberg 15A that is clocking in at 40 billion times the mass of the Sun. The black hole is ..
Astronomers have captured the first-ever image of a black hole, which is located in a distant galaxy known as ‘Messier 87’ (M87), through a network of 8 linked radio telescopes known as the Event Horizon ..
Computer scientist Katie Bouman, who is still a graduate student at MIT has developed the algorithm to create the first image ever of a black hole. Katie has named the algorithm ‘CHIRP’ (Continuous High-resolution Image Reconstruction ..