NASA Discovers Black Hole Thrown Out of its Galaxy

November 20, 2014 7:39 PM

20 0

Astronomer Michael Koss was searching the skies a few years ago, hoping to find what we know as black holes. The official name for this is active galactic nuclei (AGN). These black holes are lurking in the cores of the galaxies and galaxies swallow matter hungrily. The gas they eat up heats up and the explosion is visible from billions of light years away. The mysteries of space.

Koss was looking for twin black holes when he found something out of the ordinary, even for space. What he found looked like a spot of light, he named SDSS1133, located in a small (dwarf) galaxy called Markarian 177. The dwarf galaxy is located 90 million light-years away from our planet, in the bow...

Read more

To category page