Posts Tagged ‘black hole’

Black Hole Bonanza

Friday, June 21st, 2013
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What does it mean when we confirm that Andromeda is host to a “black hole bonanza”?

Earth’s Larger Neighborhood

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013
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Astronomers realize that our Solar System is located on a longer arm in the Milky Way.

Blowing Bubbles in Space

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010
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Researchers have recently discovered a small black hole blowing a large bubble in a galaxy far, far away.

Dark Matter around Black Holes

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010
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Scientists in Mexico modeling the behavior of dark matter around black holes have found that dark matter doesn’t react the way they thought it would.

Gamma-Ray Mystery

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010
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Gamma-rays from beyond the galaxy—where do they come from? Black holes? Dark matter? The Fermi telescope is getting closer to finding out.

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