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EXPLAINED: Why Our Black Hole Isn't Getting Much Bigger

Space.com | Clara Moskowitz | Posted 09.01.2013 | Science

The colossal black hole at the heart of the Milky Way galaxy is a messy eater. Of all the gas that falls toward the black hole, 99 percent gets spewed...

Mystery Of Massive 1604 Star Explosion Finally Solved

Posted 04.18.2013 | Science

By: Megan Gannon Published: 04/18/2013 06:21 AM EDT on SPACE.com Scientists have conducted a postmortem exam on the last gigantic star explosion e...

PHOTO: Colliding Galaxies Form Exclamation Point In Space

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 10.15.2011 | Green

Rarely does a photo spell out the emotion it produces, especially in Space. The stunning image, which you can see for yourself below, is actually a...

Cosmic 'Ghost': Evidence of a Supermassive Black Hole Equal in Power to a Billion Supernovas

The Daily Galaxy | Casey Kazan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory located a cosmic "ghost" that scientists think is evidence of a huge eruption produced by a supermassive black hole e...

PSR B1509-58 PICTURES: INCREDIBLE Rotating Pulsar Looks Like a Heavenly Hand (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

*See photo below.* Harvard's Chandra X-ray Observatory has captured an image of the a young pulsar, named PSR B1509-58. Located in the Circinus con...