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Astronomers at Max Planck Institute of Germany discover a new black hole named Holmberg 15A

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 supergiant elliptical galaxy i.e. around 700 million light-years away from Earth and resides right at the centre of the Abell ..

Gravitational Waves

Gravitational Waves were for the first time discovered in February, 2016, 100 years after they were hypothesized by Albert Einstein in 1916. These waves were detected by the scientists working at two LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory) facilities in United States. LIGO scientists detected these gravitational waves produced by collision of two black holes located ..

NASA’S WISE Mission Captured Black Hole’s Wildly Flaring Jet

NASA’S WISE Mission Captured Black Hole’s Wildly Flaring Jet Utilizing NASA’s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE), Astronomers captured uncommon data of a flaring black hole, enlightening fresh particulars about these dominant objects and their glowing jets Scientists analyse jets to find out further about the intense environments around black holes. Much has been well-read about ..