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Are 10,000 Black Holes Orbiting Sgr A --The Milky Way's Active Galactic Center

A swarm of 10,000 or more black holes may be orbiting the Milky Way's supermassive black hole, according to results from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory. This would represent the highest concentration of black holes anywhere in the Galaxy. These relatively...
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NASA's Chandra helps confirm evidence of jet in Milky Way's black hole

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (last year)

Astronomers have long sought strong evidence that Sagittarius A (Sgr A), the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way, is producing a jet of high-energy particles. Finally they have found it, in new results from NASA's... Read Post

"The Image of the Century"--Astronomers Poised to Capture an Image of Milky Way's "Unseeable" Supermassive Black Hole

Academics / General Science : The Daily Galaxy (3 hours ago)

Without an image of a black hole, no one has been able to confirm that black holes even exist, says Sheperd Doeleman, assistant director of the Haystack Observatory at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Once an object fall... Read Post

Swarm of Black Holes & Neutron Stars Orbiting the Supermassive Monster at Milky Way's Core

Academics / General Science : The Daily Galaxy (4 years ago)

A swarm of 10,000 or more black holes may be orbiting the Milky Way's supermassive black hole, according to results from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory. This would represent the highest concentration of black holes anywhere in the... Read Post


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