5 Things: Black Holes

A black hole is a single point in space that has a lot of mass. One of the ways that we look for black holes is to develop new instruments and new technologies that can try to search for them. As we’ve observed black holes including the the supermassive black hole in the center of […]

How many black holes are in the Milky Way?

Hi, I’m Dhara. I’m an Astronomer here at the Royal Observatory Greenwich and in this week’s Space News, Astronomers have detected 12 black holes around the supermassive black hole at the centre of our galaxy. And although this seems like a small number of black holes detected, it actually provides great support to the theory […]