Astronomers reveal the first image of a black hole in the middle of the Milky Way: “It’s pretty amazing”

Three years after taking the first picture of one supermassive black hole in a galaxy 55 million light-years away, astronomers have managed to “photograph” the gaping belly of the smaller but much denser black hole that quietly lurks in the core of the Milky Way, scientists announced Thursday. “We are looking into a new environment, … Read more

THIS IS IT! Researchers reveal FIRST image of black hole in the center of the Milky Way, 27,000 light-years away

Astronomers have revealed the first image of a supermassive black hole in the center of the Milky Way – the Earth’s galaxy. Known as Sagittarius A * (Sagittarius A star), the object is four million times the mass of the Earth’s Sun. The image – produced by the global team known as the Event Horizon … Read more

NASA discovers fast-growing black hole – a “missing link” connecting the origin of the universe, which was hidden in common view

It’s a question that has plagued astronomers for years: How did it supermassive black holes, which can weigh billions of times the mass of the sun, grow so big, so fast? Now researchers are closer than ever to the answer. NASA announced last week that a potential “missing link” between the universe’s first supermassive black … Read more

Supermassive black hole at the center of Milky Way revealed, with help from local researchers – CBS Boston

(CBS / CNN) – For the first time, astronomers have captured an image of the supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy. It’s the first direct observation confirming the presence of the black hole, known as Sagittarius A *, as the beating heart of the Milky Way. Black holes do not emit light, … Read more

NASA discovers rapidly growing black hole – a “missing link” connecting the origins of the universe that was hiding in plain sight

It’s a question that has plagued astronomers for years: How did supermassive black holes, which can weigh billions of times the mass of the sun, grow so large, so quickly? Now, scientists are closer than ever to the answer. NASA announced last week that a potential “missing link” between the universe’s first supermassive black holes … Read more

New Mallee mobile phone tower funding brings relief to farming towns

A black hole telecommunications service in South Australia’s Mallee is set to receive a new mobile phone tower, which locals hope will put an end to having to pay for expensive phone service boosters. Key points: Funding for a new phone tower has been locked in for the Mallee region A local CFS captain says … Read more

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