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A supermassive black hole in an undated NASA artist's concept illustration.

Black hole discoveries win 2020 Nobel Prize for Physics

Physics is the second of this year's crop of Nobels to be awarded, after three scientists won the medicine prize for their discovery of Hepatitis C on Monday.

By REUTERS
06/10/2020
A simulated image of a black hole.

Black holes, thought to be too massive to collide, defy expectations

One of the black holes involved within this merger was thought to be too large to be involved in such an event, and produced a black hole which weighs about 85 times the sun.

A supermassive black hole in an undated NASA artist's concept illustration.

TAU deciphers why a black hole randomly ceased swallowing material

TAU chalks up the possibility that a star "got too close to the dining table," causing the disruption - being devoured in the process.

A simulated image of a black hole.

Scientists discover ‘monster’ black hole in our galaxy

Up until now, the largest mass of a black hole ever recorded was only a mass of 15 to 20 times bigger than the sun

First ever photo of a blackhole

Scientists reveal first true image of a black hole

A black hole's mass can be that of a large mountain up to millions times the mass of the sun.

Quasar 3C 273

Researchers at TAU discover giant black hole outside Milky Way

The GRAVITY instrument used to measure these large galactic objects is composed of four telescopes that are set at different locations and able to provide images which are projected virtually.

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