Treasure hunting in archive data reveals clues about black holes’ diet

23 julio 2015

Using archival data from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, and the XMM-Newton and Chandra X-ray telescopes, astronomers have discovered a gigantic black hole, which is probably destroying and devouring a big star in its vicinity. With a mass of 100 million times more than our Sun, this is the largest black hole caught in this act so far.img src=»» height=»1″ width=»1″ alt=»»/