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"The Blazar Universe" --200 Actively-Feeding Supermassive Black Holes Located at Cores of Giant Galaxies (Weekend Feature)

Astronomers are actively hunting a class of supermassive black holes throughout the universe called blazars thanks to data collected by NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE). The mission has revealed more than 200 blazars and has the potential to find...
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NASA's WISE mission captures black hole's wildly flaring jet

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (3 years ago)

Astronomers using NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) have captured rare data of a flaring black hole, revealing new details about these powerful objects and their blazing jets. Read Post

Bonanza of black holes, hot DOGs: NASA's WISE survey uncovers millions of black holes

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (2 years ago)

NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) mission has led to a bonanza of newfound supermassive black holes and extreme galaxies called hot DOGs, or dust-obscured galaxies. Images from the telescope have revealed millions of... Read Post

NASA's WISE mission sees skies ablaze with blazars

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (2 years ago)

Astronomers are actively hunting a class of supermassive black holes throughout the universe called blazars thanks to data collected by NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE). The mission has revealed more than 200 blazar... Read Post


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