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Astronomers may have an origin story for ‘The Cow,’ a mysteriously powerful cosmic blast
Researchers may have witnessed a black hole or a neutron star’s birth.
The Milky Way’s black hole spews hot jets that make monster bubbles
The black hole leaks out streams of gas after swallowing large masses.
Watch a black hole devour simulated stars
Some stars survived—but others were completely destroyed in the virtual encounter.
What we can learn from baby black holes
The quasar J0313-1806 is 13 billion light-years away from Earth. But it still can reveal a lot about our own universe.
Astronomers recorded a whopping 35 gravitational wave events in just 5 months
Ripples in spacetime hint at the evolution of our universe.
Blindingly bright black holes could help cosmologists see deeper into the universe’s past
Most humongous black holes, astronomers suggest, have acted the same way throughout the eons.
This could be a brand new type of supernova
Binary star mergers could cause explosive stellar deaths.
Flickering light could help astronomers weigh supermassive black holes
All astronomers need is a flickering disk.
One of Einstein’s predictions on black holes has finally been confirmed
The findings reveal more about how light warps around black holes.
Black hole jets got some stellar glam shots thanks to this giant telescope
The jets could play a crucial role in galaxy formation.