"Astronomy" tag

New tool will help black-hole hunters re-examine old data

Astronomers have a new way of detecting active black holes and of measuring how much matter they are sucking in. Scientists say that the new technique can use existing data from telescopes to…

Birth of a planet

Researchers use 3D models to better our understanding of how planets are formed. 

Rethinking the origin of the Moon

The great impact hypothesis may not be right.

The Discovery of a powerful Black Hole Hurricane

Twenty-eight thousand light years away from Earth, towards the centre of the Milky Way, an unexpectedly mighty hurricane blows around a tiny black hole.

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