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”

Black hole-world's greatest mysteries

Black hole–world’s greatest mysteries

Black hole, as the name suggests appears to be a very dark and gothic place. A black hole is a place in space where the gravitational pull is extremely strong that even light cannot escape from it. It pulls everything in its close vicinity, inside and does not let it escape the swirl. The gravity of a black hole is so strong because much energy is pulled into a tiny space. It also engulfs stars and mostly it happens when a star is dying. Continue reading “Black hole–world’s greatest mysteries”

First Ever Image of a Black Hole Expected this Year

Black holes are known for the most dense and darkest object in the universe. Our galaxy the milky way is considered hosting a black hole called Sagittarius A* (A star) at the center. To the date, no one saw a black hole ever. Black holes are only detected if surrounding material is being absorbed by some invisible object. This process emits x-rays which helps scientist to predict there could be a black hole. Continue reading “First Ever Image of a Black Hole Expected this Year”