NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope finds that ‘something strange’ is going on in the universe

The rate of expansion of the universe has fascinated astronomers for a long time. Since the initial studies of Edwin P. Hubble and Georges Lemaitre in the 1920s to the discovery of ‘dark energy’ in the 1990s, the field has evolved slowly but steadily. The Hubble Space Telescope has provided an enormous amount of data … Read more

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