All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘ULX-1’

Ultra Bright Black Hole Discovered

An ultraluminous black hole that exists in the neighboring Pinwheel Galaxy has been discovered by astronomers, which shines twice as bright as previously thought possible. The ultra-bright object, which exists in a system called ULX-1, that resides about 22 million light-years from Earth, may alter traditional thinking regarding how black holes radiate energy. Joel Bregman of the University of Michigan …

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Black Hole, This One Is Incredibly Bright

Black holes have fascinated astronomers, physicists and scientists for decades. When NASA was asked when they were discovered, the answer? Black holes cannot be observed directly and therefore cannot be ‘discovered’. Also from NASA: The indirect evidence for two kinds of black hole is now overwhelming – those of a few solar masses produced by supernovae and much larger ones …

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