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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...

Michael McLaughlin

Black Hole's Appetite Awes Competitive Hot Dog Eaters

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 03.03.2014 | Weird News

The officials who put on the Nathan's hot dog eating contest need to put their money where their mouth is if they're serious about advancing science. ...

Huge Black Hole Is Set To Do WHAT!?

Space.com | 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...

WATCH: Our Black Hole's Hidden Burps

| Shannon Palus | Posted 10.28.2013 | Science

These days, the supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy appears to be pretty docile. This wasn't always the case. New data from NASA's Cha...

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 spewe...

EXPLAINED: Why Our Black Hole Is Such A Picky Eater

| Ron Cowen | Posted 08.15.2013 | Science

A strange type of star never before found near the Milky Way’s center is providing new clues about the bizarre behavior of the supermassive black ho...

'Unique Experiment' May Let Scientists Eyeball Black Holes

Space.com | Clara Moskowitz | Posted 07.16.2013 | Science

Black holes are essentially invisible, but astronomers are developing technology to image the immediate surroundings of these enigmas like never befo...

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 SPACE.com 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 SPACE.com The giant black hole at the center of the Milky Way is preparing to gobble up ...

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 ...