Mar 6, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A team of astrophysicists led by Dr Rubens Reis from the University of Michigan has directly measured the spin of a supermassive black hole in a quasar...

Feb 21, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A team of astronomers led by Dr Alex Markowitz from the University of California, San Diego and the Karl Remeis Observatory in Bamberg, Germany, has discovered...

Jan 9, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Scientists led by Lauren Palladino and Dr Kelly Holley-Bockelmann from Vanderbilt University have identified a new class of hypervelocity stars (HVSs)...

Nov 21, 2013 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers used data from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and the Very Large Array radio telescope to detect a jet from Sagittarius A* (Sgr A*),...

Oct 16, 2013 by Sci-News.com

Scientists using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array in the Atacama Desert, Chile, have observed jets from giant black holes in the nearby...

Sep 25, 2013 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers led by Prof Joss Bland-Hawthorn from the University of Sydney have found evidence that the supermassive black hole at the heart of our galaxy,...

Sep 2, 2013 by Sci-News.com

An international team of astronomers using NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory has taken a major step in understanding why gas near the Milky Way’s...

Aug 15, 2013 by Sci-News.com

An international team of astronomers has used observations of the newly discovered pulsar PSR J1745-2900 to measure the magnetic field emanating from a...

Jul 30, 2013 by Sci-News.com

A new way of measuring the spin in supermassive black holes, reported in a paper in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (full paper in...