Here’s Why Milky Way’s Supermassive Black Hole Didn’t Gobble

November 5, 2014 3:39 PM

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A celestial object known as ‘G2’, believed to be a cloud of hydrogen gas was discovered by researchers in 2003. However, earlier this year, it had a close encounter with a supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way.

The astronomers were quite excited about this phenomenon because this would eventually enable them to see the huge gas cloud being gobbled up by the black hole called Sagittarius A*.

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