Milky Way's monster black hole unleashes record-breaking X-ray flare

January 13, 2015 2:32 PM

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Milky Way's monster black hole unleashes record-breaking X-ray flare

The brightest flare ever seen near the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy was spotted by NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory. (NASA/CXC/Amherst College/D.Haggard et al)

The giant black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy recently spit out the largest X-ray flare ever seen in that region, astronomers say.

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