Jul 8, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A group of astronomers headed by Prof Clive Tadhunter from the the University of Sheffield has discovered that the central supermassive black hole of the...

Jun 26, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A team of scientists led by Dr Roger Deane from the University of Cape Town in South Africa has discovered a system of three supermassive black holes –...

Jun 20, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers have detected a clumpy gas stream flowing quickly outward and blocking 90 percent of the X-rays emitted by the supermassive black hole at the...

May 9, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers from the United States and China have discovered a hypervelocity star (HVS) that is the closest bright HVS and one of the three most massive...

May 1, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A team of astronomers led by Dr Nelson Caldwell from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics has discovered a globular star cluster thrown out...

Apr 24, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers using ESA’s XMM-Newton X-ray observatory have discovered, for the first time, a pair of supermassive black holes in orbit around one...

Apr 22, 2014 by Sci-News.com

The more massive the bulge of a galaxy, the redder the galaxy, says a team of astronomers reporting in the journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical...

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...