"We don't know if this object is the heaviest known neutron star, or the lightest known black hole, but either way it breaks a record."
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New models could inform researchers working to get the very first picture of Sagittarius A*, the supermassive black hole at the Milky Way's center.
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"The velocity of the discovered star is so high that it will inevitably leave the galaxy and never return."
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If wormholes, bridges between regions in spacetime, are more than just a sci-fi fantasy, researchers may have a way to detect them.
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Supermassive black holes and the galaxies where they reside grow in tandem, even "self-correcting" when one outpaces the other.
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A new method lets researchers detect tones coming from a black hole, which also confirms Einstein's theory of general relativity.
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Ever since the detection of gravitational waves, researchers have been searching for the bursts of light that may accompany the collisions that cause them.
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