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'1-in-10-billion' star system is doomed to explode in a fiery kilonova

02/06/2023 — discover the star system CPD-29 2176, located about 11,400 light-years from Earth. The team deduced that the binary star system contained a small, dense neutron star being
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Astrophysicists discovered the perfect explosion in space

02/16/2023 — the secret is hidden in this collapse: Perhaps when the star falls into a black hole, the energy from the hypermassive neutron star’s immense magnetic field is released
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Have Scientists Found a Rogue Supermassive Black Hole?

02/22/2023 — the black holes’ inward spiral leads to their merger — an event that can impart a kick to the newly formed black hole, ejecting it from the center. “Recoiling black holes
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Astronomers just solved a 60-year mystery regarding the brightest objects in the universe

05/02/2023 — spirals around a supermassive black hole with the lovely name Sagittarius A* . Since humans have had the telescope technology to detect black hole mergers — which
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Earth hit by massive blast of energy after two stars collide lightyears away

01/09/2023 — , according to astronomy experts. When neutron stars collide they can merge together before collapsing into a black hole A neutron star is the collapsed core of a massive
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The Prototypical Blazar BL Lacertae Shows New Behavior

05/24/2023 — place. Quasars and blazars are so bright because they are powered by a supermassive black hole that holds sway over the centre of the galaxy. It’s devouring, ripping, and
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Curious cosmic coincidence could help explain fast radio burst mystery

03/31/2023 — soon collapse down into a black hole — and it might create the FRB when it does so. The observation of gravitational waves, which are a clear sign of a neutron star
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Cosmic Seeds of the Biggest Black Holes

01/23/2023 — falling into the black hole mouth, located at the Innermost Stable Circular Orbit (ISCO), according to Einstein’s General Relativity , is radiated away. Black holes are the
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Post-inflationary axions: a minimal target for axion haloscopes

05/08/2023 — Substructure with Pulsar Timing Correlations , JCAP 12 (2020) 033 [ arXiv:2005.03030 ] [ INSPIRE ]. Google Scholar I.I. Tkachev, Fast Radio Bursts and Axion Miniclusters , JETP
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E. Washington astronomers chalk up new black hole discovery that sent ripples through time

05/24/2023 — neutron star merger, a couple of detections of neutron star and black holes merging and a few events that scientists are not sure whether they were a black hole merger with a
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Astronomers Reveal First Direct Visual Evidence of a Supermassive Black Hole

03/29/2023 — on black holes and the event horizon.” This artist’s impression depicts the black hole at the heart of the enormous elliptical galaxy M87. This black hole was chosen as
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Astrophysicists Discover a Mysterious Perfect Explosion in Space – “It Makes No Sense”

02/16/2023 — , briefly as a single hypermassive neutron star, which then collapses to a black hole. The researchers speculate whether it is in this collapse that a large part of the
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Establishing the Nonprimordial Origin of Black Hole–Neutron Star Mergers

05/03/2023 — To ensure we keep this website safe, please can you confirm you are a human by ticking the box below. …
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Astronomers Observe a Surprisingly Faint and Rapidly Fading Supernova

04/28/2023 — inferred that the mass must have been stolen—the star must have some kind of dense, compact companion, either a white dwarf, neutron star, or black hole—close enough to
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Probing Quadratic Gravity with the Event Horizon Telescope

02/14/2023 — Event Horizon Telescope, comprising the size of the black hole shadow as well as the radiation emitted by infalling matter. On this basis, we argue that it is the brightness
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Astronomers reveal first image of the black hole at the heart of our galaxy

05/04/2023 — horizon”, the boundary of the black hole beyond which no light can escape. Although we cannot see the event horizon itself, because it cannot emit light, glowing gas orbiting
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Upgraded LIGO Reactivated: Resumes Unraveling Universe’s Secrets With Enhanced Gravitational Wave Detection

05/25/2023 — slightly changing the distance between objects in their way. When two massive objects – like a black hole or a neutron star – get close together, they rapidly spin around each
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Giant galaxy redefined after flipping jet to point straight at Earth

03/22/2023 — category a galaxy fits into. At the heart of most galaxies lies a supermassive black hole, and in some cases these monsters are busily chowing down on material and emitting
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The Heaviest Neutron Stars Could Have Strange Matter Cores

05/29/2023 — exists in neutron stars Han et al. – Plausible presence of new state in neutron stars with masses above 0.98MTOV UT – Astronomy Jargon 101: Neutron Star UT – Gravitational
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Two-Dimensional Symmetry Breaking at the Event Horizon of Black Holes

03/15/2023 — black holes and/or by accretion. In this work, we focus on the possible mechanism of black hole growth from accretion of mass. By considering the event horizon as a two
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Solar Energy Isn’t Available in the Dark, So Researchers Designed an Efficient Low-Cost System for Producing Power at Night

03/29/2023 — This work is supported by the U.S. Department of Energy under Grant No. DE-FG02-07ER46426. Artist’s depiction of a black hole about to swallow a neutron star. Credit: Carl
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Gravitational waves could indicate transition to strange quark matter

04/10/2023 — produced by them to explore the second possibility. The frequency of the gravitational waves from neutron-star mergers typically depends on how fast the neutron star rotates
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A messy black hole may have just triggered the largest explosion in the universe

05/12/2023 — the Milky Way, James Webb telescope reveals — Black holes may be swallowing invisible matter that slows the movement of stars — What's the biggest black hole in the
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Astronomers detected a star that was ripped apart by a supermassive black hole

12/01/2022 — )," explained Ms. Vergani. "A star is ripped apart by the gravity of a supermassive black hole that it got close to." The black hole’s attraction force literally tears matter
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Maarten Schmidt, astronomer who explained quasars, dies at 92

09/26/2022 — association with black holes. Advertisement Together the concept of the quasar and of the black hole has come to symbolize the modern view of the universe as a place of violent
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Promising Way to Discover the Existence of Strange Form of Matter

04/11/2023 — . Normally, the frequency of the gravitational waves from neutron-star mergers relies on how fast the neutron star rotates. Larger neutron stars generally rotate in a slower
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Black hole accretion discs may dance around more slowly than previously thought

05/02/2023 — properties and how black hole systems form and evolve. Accretion onto compact objects like black holes, neutron stars or white dwarfs is an important dynamical process that
News > The Times of India

Uttarakhand: Researchers release 1st data on gravitational waves in space

11/29/2022 — astronomers working with the International Pulsar Timing Array (IPTA), for detection of low-frequency gravitational waves. The data was released after three and a half years
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James Webb telescope captures 'knot' of galaxies in the early universe

10/20/2022 — ' quasars. These objects serve as active galactic nuclei and are powered by the gas tumbling into a supermassive black hole at the core of their galaxies. The imagery also
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Study Uncovers a Closely Bound Duo of Energetic Quasars

04/06/2023 — evident “jiggle,” which can be the outcome of sporadic changes in the feeding activity of the black hole. Furthermore, the team made use of the Gemini Multi-Object
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Black Holes Could Work as Time Machines — If You Want to Die

05/29/2023 — ever do. What are black holes? A black hole is an extremely massive object that is typically formed when a dying star collapses in on itself. Like planets and stars
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Cosmic Object 10 Million Times Brighter Than The Sun Seems to Defy Physics

05/11/2023 — falls inward toward a massive object , such as a black hole or a dead star. As it's pulled by the object's intense gravity, the material heats up and radiates light. The
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The most elusive black holes in the universe could lurk at the Milky Way's center

04/14/2023 — capture a wandering dense remnant (like a smaller black hole, a neutron star , or a white dwarf), the process will emit gravitational waves that LISA can potentially
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Plasma-Spewing Quasar Shines Light on Early Galaxy Formation

04/28/2023 — discovered quasar, called PSO J352.4034-15.3373, is one of a rare breed that doesn’t just swallow matter into the black hole but also emits a jet of plasma traveling at speeds
Blogs and journals > Science Times

Supermassive Black Hole Captured Swallowing a Star About 137 Million Light-Years Away; It's the Closest Scientists Have Ever Seen

05/02/2023 — Astronomers have witnessed a supermassive black hole catching and consuming a star, at closer proximity than ever before. According to Science Alert , the event occurred
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The first black hole portrait got sharper thanks to machine learning

04/14/2023 — supermassive black hole at the center of galaxy M87, revealing a thinner halo of glowing gas than seen previously. In 2019, scientists with the Event Horizon Telescope
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Open Thread

05/28/2023 — Hat. The starting of this stems from the well-known fact that the mass of a Black Hole is proportional to the radius of the Event Horizon. Taken to an extreme the
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Astronomers capture first image of jet being launched from edge of black hole

04/26/2023 — powerful jet being launched from the edge of a black hole’s event horizon into intergalactic space. The observations of the black hole at the centre of the galaxy Messier 87
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NASA's Fermi Detects 1st Gamma-Ray Eclipses From 'Spider' Star Systems

01/30/2023 — was 2.4 times the Sun’s. That would make B1957 the heaviest-known pulsar, straddling the theoretical mass limit between pulsar and black hole. By looking at the Fermi data
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Imaging Reanalyses of EHT Data

02/14/2023 — Supermassive Black Hole EHT Collaboration, 2019, ApJL, 875, 6, First M87 Event Horizon Telescope Results. VI. The Shadow and Mass of the Central Black Hole Arras et al, 2022
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Harvard’s BHI is Funded for Three More Years by the John Templeton Foundation and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

03/30/2023 — related to black holes. The BHI also acted as the headquarters for the operations of the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) , which successfully realized the first direct image of
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Astronomers Discover a Mysterious Lonely Galaxy 9.2 Billion Light-Years Away

05/12/2023 — contains a quasar, a supermassive black hole pulling in gas at the center of the galaxy and driving powerful jets of matter seen in radio waves. This result made with NASA’s
Press releases > American Astronomical Society press releases

AAS Names Additional Recipients of 2022 Awards & Prizes

05/01/2023 — innovative and sustained contributions to high-energy astrophysics. Dr. Kara’s pioneering work includes high-impact studies of the plasma around black hole systems and the first
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Violent origins of gravitational waves probed by new telescope array

05/17/2023 — gravitational waves from other black hole mergers, neutron star mergers and even collisions between black holes and neutron stars (which are the super-dense corpses of
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