Mysterious Object Called G2 Fascinates NASA

Mysterious Object Called G2 Fascinates NASA

What NASA originally thought was a mere dust cloud may actually be a mysterious object called G2 which has fascinated astronomers. On Sept. 23, 2015, the Chandra X-ray Observatory released information that an object near our Milky Way’s black hole, Sagittarius A* (Sgr A*) may be aiding in the increase of X-ray flares and is […]

NASA’s NuStar Detects Five Huge Black Holes Deemed ‘Monsters’

NASA’s NuStar Detects Five Huge Black Holes Deemed ‘Monsters’

NASA’s Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, or NuStar, recently detected five huge black holes, so big and bad they have been deemed to be monsters. Though the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena leads the Small Explorer mission NuStar, and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory manages it, the five massive black holes were discovered through the research […]

Black Holes Do Not Destroy Matter, Hawking Was Wrong

Black Holes Do Not Destroy Matter, Hawking Was Wrong

Scientists have debated for years about what happens to matter when it goes into a black hole. It has been thought that all black holes suck in everything that is caught by the immense gravitational pull, disappearing afterwards, without leaving a trace of what was once before. Though, due to new work done by scientists, a […]

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