Mysterious object unlike anything astronomers have seen beforeJanuary 27, 2022
A team mapping radio waves in the Universe has discovered something unusual that releases a giant burst of energy three times an hour, and it’s unlike anything astronomers have seen before. The team who discovered it think it could be a neutron star or a white dwarf—collapsed cores of stars—with an ultra-powerful magnetic field.
Astronomers capture black hole eruption spanning 16 times the full Moon in the skyDecember 23, 2021
Astronomers have observed the nearest active supermassive black hole to Earth at radio wavelengths in unprecedented detail. The emission is powered by a central black hole in the galaxy Centaurus A, about 12 million light years away.
Telescopes team up to study giant galaxyDecember 12, 2017
Astronomers have used two Australian radio telescopes and several optical telescopes to study complex mechanisms that are fuelling jets of material blasting away from a black hole 55 million times more massive than the Sun.