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Artist39s concept illustrates a quasar or feeding black hole similar to

Artist39s concept illustrates a quasar or feeding black hole similar to


In this handout from NASA/ESA, an artist's concept illustrates a quasar, or feeding black hole. (Photo by NASA/ESAvia Getty Images)

Bursting With Stars and Black Holes

While most material drawn in by a black hole's gravity eventually falls in, some is launched outward as jets. The distance the particles must cover between ...

Artist's concept shows a galaxy with a supermassive black hole at its core. Credit: NASA

'Direct Collapse' Black Holes May Explain Our Universe's Mysterious Quasars

OU astrophysicist and his Chinese collaborator used observations from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope find two supermassive black holes in Markarian 231.

Quasars: Brightest Objects in the Universe

This artist's impression shows the Milky Way as it may have appeared 6 million years ago. Artist's concept of ...

This artist's concept shows the most distant supermassive black hole ever discovered. It is part of a quasar from just 690 million years after the Big Bang.

Using the ESO's MUSE instrument on the Very Large Telescope in Chile, astronomers discovered a star zipping around the heart of the globular cluster NGC ...

This artist's concept depicts a supermassive black hole at the center of a galaxy (NASA

This artist's concept shows a supermassive black hole at the center of a remote galaxy digesting the remnants of a star.

Artist's impression of a feeding stellar-mass black hole. Credit: NASA, ESA, Martin Kornmesser (ESA/Hubble

One of the best views of the galactic center combines images from the Hubble, Spitzer, and Chandra space telescopes. An artist's concept depicts the likely ...

This artist's rendering shows a galaxy called W2246-0526

NASA'S Chandra catches our galaxy's giant black hole rejecting food

Quasar APM 08279+5255 and Black Holes Markarian 739, NGC 3115, NGC 3758

A Hubble Space Telescope image shows the Henize 2-10 galaxy, with a hidden supermassive black hole at its center. Credit: NASA

Black Hole Consuming a Star. This illustration shows three stages of a star (red

Largest_Water_Reserve_Detected_Surrounds_Quasar_1. Largest_Water_Reserve_Detected_Surrounds_Quasar_1. Artist's concept illustrating a quasar.

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Galaxy with a Black-Hole Disk. In the ground based image at left,

The important part is that quasars are just reaaaaally big black holes which have lots of tasty food to chew on. They're active black holes with really ...

ESOcast 32: Most Distant Quasar Found

Artist's impression of a supermassive black hole at the centre of a distant quasar. Scientists

Cataclysm Hunters: The Search for Monster Black-Hole Collisions

Composite image shows the jet from a black hole at the center of a galaxy striking

Miniature Quasars in our Galaxy

An artist's drawing shows a large black hole pulling gas away from a nearby star. Image Credit: NASA E/PO, Sonoma State University, Aurore Simonnet

Behemoth black hole found in an unlikely place

Illustration of two black holes orbiting each other. Eventually the black holes will merge,

A “Super” Supermassive Black Hole At The Heart Of ComaThe newly-released Hubble

World's first glimpse of a black hole 'launchpad'

Astronomers explain mystery of magnetically powered jets produced by supermassive black holes

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A composite image showing jets and radio-emitting lobes emanating from Centaurus A's central black hole. Credit: NASA/ESO/WFI

Black hole is 350,000,000 times larger than the sun

Plot of data from two space telescopes, NASA's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR)

A black hole devouring a star. Credit: NASA

Detection ...

VLT reveals alignments between supermassive black hole axes and large-scale structure

This diagram shows how the diameter of the 17-billion-solar-mass giant black hole, in the heart of galaxy NGC 1277, compares with the orbit of Neptune ...

This artist's concept shows how the supermassive black hole at the center of IRAS F1119+

An artist's rendering of the M87 black hole. Image credit: Gemini Observatory/AURA/Lynette Cook.

Cygnus A Stellar Mass Black Hole. Artist's illustration shows the black hole drawing mass from a companion blue star. The material forms a disc around the ...

We Just Found a Giant Planet With an Earth-Like Atmosphere

artist rendering provided by NASA shows a star being swallowed by a black hole

This artist's concept shows what the young, 'dead,' disk galaxy MACS 2129

This artist's impression shows the surroundings of the supermassive black hole at the heart of the

Hubble Telescope Shows an In-Depth Look at Two Distant Galaxies About to Collide

Top Pic Black Hole Quasar

Unprecedented 16-Year Long Study Tracks Stars Orbiting Milky Way Black Hole

massive black hole

Relativistic Jet and Accretion Disk/Black Hole in an Active Galactic Nucleus

Stephen Hawking: Black holes may offer a route to another universe | The Independent

Rogue black hole is flying through space at speed of nearly 5 million miles per hour

Kyle Stewart's computer simulation shows how Galaxies grow by feeding on cold gas swirling into the theoretically inferred singularity region at the ...

The black hole inside NGC 300 X-1 (artist's impression)

1973 - Stephen Hawking applies quantum field theory to black hole spacetimes and shows that black holes will radiate particles with a black-body spectrum ...

An artist's illustration of the black hole at the heart of a quasar in the distant universe. The biggest black hole known to exist lives in the nearby ...

Illuminating the mysterious mechanisms at play at the edge of the event horizon

... for the energy source in active galactic nuclei (and quasars) holds that these objects are powered by material accreting onto a supermassive black hole.

Quasar- this is a black hole that is the brightest object in the universe and

This artist's concept illustrates a dusty planet-forming disk, similar to the one that vanished around the star called TYC 8241 2652

ESOcast 122 Light: Supermassive Black Holes Feed on Cosmic Jellyfish (4K UHD)

Quasar 3C 273

Serious blow to dark matter theories? New study finds mysterious lack of dark matter in Sun's neighborhood

Supermassive black holes at the cores of galaxies blast radiation and ultra-fast winds outward, as illustrated in this artist's conception based on NASA's ...

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Quasars are the objects with the highest radiation powers in the universe. Judging the redshift factor, they are star-like celestial bodies that are much ...

A Black Hole Is Not a Hole

The mystery of black holes

Well ...

Merging Galaxies in a Distant Cluster. This HST image shows the core of one of

A timeline of the universe, updated to show when the first stars emerged. This updated timeline of the universe reflects the recent discovery that the first ...

... just like a perfect blackbody in thermodynamics. Quantum analysis of black holes shows them to possess a temperature and Hawking radiation.

An artist's impression of a black hole

NASA's Kepler confirms 100+ exoplanets during its K2 mission. This artist's concept shows ...

Something strange is happening at the center of the Milky Way--just not the


Biggest Black Hole Blast Discovered — New ESO observations reveal most powerful quasar outflow ever found-Artist's impression of the huge outflow ejected ...

Most Distant Quasar December 21, 2011