Black Hole Has Major Flare

Black Hole Has Major Flare

The two space telescopes caught a supermassive black hole in the midst of a giant eruption of X-ray light, helping astronomers address an ongoing puzzle: How do supermassive black holes flare?

Intense Magnetic Field Close To Supermassive Black Hole

Intense Magnetic Field Close To Supermassive Black Hole

Supermassive black holes, often with masses billions of times that of the Sun, are located at the heart of almost all galaxies in the Universe. These black holes can accrete huge amounts of matter in the form of a surrounding disc. While most of this matter is fed...