Using a worldwide array of telescopes, the Event Horizon Telescope team has given us our first look at Sagittarius A*.
Astronomers have used the death of a star to uncover details about a hidden intermediate-mass black hole.
Observations of the nearest radio galaxy, Centaurus A, provide the highest-resolution look at the long jets shooting from the galaxy’s supermassive black hole.
Two new detections give astrophysicists a novel look at how stellar remnants pair up.
A combination of simulations and observations indicates that galaxies like the Large Magellanic Cloud control when punier dwarfs plunge into large galaxies.
Event Horizon Telescope data support the idea that magnetic fields control how black holes feed and grow.
In the news this week: Globular clusters have the detailed scoop on our galaxy's past, and a "heartbeat" black hole binary in the Milky Way has gone mysteriously dim.
Astronomers have spotted a surprising number of quasars with jets launched within a couple of decades.
Gravitational-wave scientists have unveiled their latest catalog of events, revealing a surprising number of massive black holes.
This year’s award goes to three researchers who played key roles in developing the theoretical and observational evidence for black holes.