Behemoth Black Hole

Black Hole Behemoth

In 2016, a supermassive black hole is found which was observed having a weight of 17 billion suns. This supersized black hole is found at the center of an elliptical galaxy named, NGC 1600. This galaxy is located in cosmic backwater which is a small cluster of approximately 20 galaxies. There are more than 50 such small groups besides the coma cluster. Scientists at NASA believe that this discovery of such a massive black hole could mean that there might be more such or even greater black holes waiting to be discovered out there in space. Continue reading “Black Hole Behemoth”

Probability of life on Saturn’s Moon: Enceladus

Enceladus is Saturn’s sixth largest moon. Its surface is composed of icy crust, water vapors and ice particles that thrust to the surface from underground geysers within the ocean beneath the icy crust. Carbon dioxide, carbon mono oxides, volatile gases, salts, silica and some organic compounds are present in the atmosphere of Enceladus. Continue reading “Probability of life on Saturn’s Moon: Enceladus”