image of binary black holes Astronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope have found that Markarian 231 (Mrk the nearest galaxy to Earth that hosts a quasar, is powered by two central black holes furiously whirling about each other.
Earth, is the third planet from left. Pictures like these always get me. It's crazy because of the stars that exists that are so much bigger than our Sun, that in comparison is like if it was the size of the Earth!
I used to want to be an astronomer and it is something that still really interests me. I love space and stars and galaxies and constellations. * it looks like roses in the spiral galaxy like the red bits
A Black Hole Close-Up, and a Telescope as Big as the World - (Artist Concept) - What we can see of black holes is evidence of the destruction that they cause, dying stars putting up a fight, and the plasma jets that they belch out when they eat too fast!
Researchers are attempting to create an Earth-size virtual instrument called the Event Horizon Telescope; a worldwide network of radio telescopes powerful enough to snap a picture of the supermassive black hole at the heart of our Milky Way galaxy.