#Black Hole

In their own words – How a team of UK Astrophysics captured an image of the Milky Ways supermassive black

Quick Read

"How we captured first image of the supermassive black hole at centre of the Milky Way" Black holes are among the most profound predictions of Einstein’s theory of general relativity. Originally studied as a mere mathematical consequence of the theory rather than as physically relevant objects, they soon became...

Black Holes – Astronomers spot ‘invisible’ black hole for the first time

Deep Dive

Astronomers famously snapped the first ever direct image of a black hole in 2019, thanks to material glowing in its presence. But many black holes are actually near impossible to detect. Now another team using the Hubble Space Telescope seems to have finally found something nobody has seen...

Questions – What happens when black holes collide with the most dense stars in the universe

Long Read

For the first time, a faint signal caused by the merging of two almost equally mysterious objects – a black hole and a neutron star – has been recorded on Earth. On January 5 2020, when the world was first learning of the COVID-19 outbreak, gravitational waves from...