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Milky Way Black Hole

Astronomers Baffled By Strange Object Near Center Of Milky Way

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 01.02.2015 | Science

Astronomers may be a step closer to solving the mystery of a strange object seen orbiting the massive black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy...

Black Hole 'Fireworks' Were A Flop -- And Here's Why

natureheader | Ron Cowen | Posted 07.22.2014 | Science

Nothing. Nada. Zilch. That’s what astronomers saw this spring when they trained their telescopes on the giant black hole at the Milky Way’s center...

Five Intriguing Stories of 2013

Mario Livio | Posted 03.31.2014 | Science
Mario Livio

Here are five science stories that I found intriguing during 2013.

Huge Black Hole Is Set To Do WHAT!? | Nola Taylor Redd | Posted 01.26.2014 | Science

A giant gas cloud is set to spiral into the supermassive black hole at the Milky Way's core in the next few months, and scientists should get a great ...

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

Giant Black Hole Snacks On Colossal Gas Cloud

Posted 05.08.2013 | Science

By: Miriam Kramer Published: 05/08/2013 08:25 AM EDT on The huge, hot mess of cosmic gas that feeds the colossal black hole at the cente...

Massive Black Hole Set To Gobble Up Celestial Snack

Posted 03.08.2013 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 03/08/2013 05:22 AM EST on The giant black hole at the center of the Milky Way is preparing to gobble up ...

Is THIS The Youngest Black Hole In Our Galaxy?

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 02.15.2013 | Science

NASA may have just uncovered the youngest black hole in Earth's galaxy. The young black hole, located within a supernova remnant, was created by a ...

Milky Way Black Hole May Soon Devour Planets

| Posted 12.27.2011 | Technology

By John Matson (Click here for original article.) Times are tough on planet Earth right now, but at least we don’t have a supermassive black ...

WATCH: Did A 'Supermassive' Blackhole Eruption Cause These Huge Gamma Ray Bubbles?

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Scientists surveying the skies using NASA's Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope have discovered two bubble-like structures apparently emanating from the c...