Tuesday, 24 February 2015

Space telescopes uncover supermassive black hole winds

Supermassive black holes are titanic oddities. Usually sited at the core of galaxies and various high-energy phenomena such as quasars, their mass can be anywhere from that of a hundred thousand to billions of suns. Now observations from NASA and ESA space telescopes are shedding light on the incredibly powerful cosmic winds they produce, which can have more energy than an entire galaxy... Continue Reading Space telescopes uncover supermassive black hole winds

Section: Space

Tags: Black hole, ESA, Galaxy, NASA, NuSTAR, Space telescope, Supermassive black hole,X-ray

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