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Black hole big enough to swallow solar system


January 16th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 16 (IANS) This black hole is large enough to swallow our entire solar system and weighs as much as 6.8 billion suns.The M87 black hole is the largest such phenomenon ... Read more...

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Black hole at centre of galaxy twice as big as originally thought


August 24th, 2009 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
London, August 24 (ANI): New estimates bys scientists suggest that the black hole at the centre of the M87 galaxy may be twice as big as originally thought, and possibly large enough ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientist uses new instrument to dissect nearby galaxies to learn how stars form


July 10th, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): A scientist is using a new instrument at the University of Texas at Austin's McDonald Observatory to dissect nearby galaxies to learn how stars form, and in the ... Read more...

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Black hole discovered to be 3 times more massive than previously thought


June 9th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): Astronomers have used new computer modeling techniques to discover that the black hole at the heart of M87, one the largest nearby giant galaxies, is two to three ... Read more...

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