Astronomers witness strange space "Cow" give birth to a black hole

In June 2018, a bright light burst into the skies over the Northern Hemisphere. At a glance it looked like any other supernova, but on closer inspection this thing turned out to be far weirder. Officially known as AT2018cow (but quickly nicknamed "The Cow"), astronomers now believe the ATLAS survey's twin telescopes in Hawaii captured an unprecedented look at the birth of a black hole or a neutron star... Continue Reading Astronomers witness strange space "Cow" give birth to a black hole Category: Space Tags: Astronomy Black hole Northwestern University Stars Supernova

Astronomers witness strange space "Cow" give birth to a black hole

In June 2018, a bright light burst into the skies over the Northern Hemisphere. At a glance it looked like any other supernova, but on closer inspection this thing turned out to be far ...

Fri 11 Jan 19 from Gizmag

A tiny dot belies great violence

Star meets black hole. Black hole wins.

Thu 10 Jan 19 from Cosmos Magazine

Scientists hint they are close to capturing images of a black hole

Astronomers may have caught the first direct image of a black hole in the Milky Way. Scientists from the University of Amsterdam and Harvard say that it could be a 'significant' breakthrough.

Fri 11 Jan 19 from Daily Mail

This huge black hole is spinning at half the speed of light

The crumbs left over from a supermassive black hole's recent meal have allowed scientists to calculate the monster's rotation rate, and the results are mind-boggling.

Fri 11 Jan 19 from FOXNews

This Huge Black Hole Is Spinning at Half the Speed of Light! , Thu 10 Jan 19 from Livescience

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Exploding 'cow' seen in space might be first black hole birth ever seen

Last June, an incredibly bright supernova known as "The Cow" ripped across the sky, hovering above the Earth for a number of weeks. While The Cow provided significant excitement for astronomers, ...

Fri 11 Jan 19 from FOXNews

Hungry Black Hole Shines Light on Astronomical Phenomenon

Astronomers have been watching a very hungry black hole devour the gases of a nearby star for almost a year. A specialized instrument aboard the International Space Station in March detected ...

Thu 10 Jan 19 from Geek.com

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