Xiaohui Fan discusses the discovery of the most distant supermassive black hole and quasar discovery and what we can learn from these objects about the early history of the universe.
What is a black hole firewall? How does it solve some paradoxes when it comes to black holes? Do the firewalls actually exist? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman!
A tiny black hole, only three solar masses, has been found inside the Milky Way in the constellation Monoceros. One of the smallest black holes ever found, it is also the closest one to Earth. Plus, Perseverance, Gaia, a brown dwarf, new images of Jupiter, seismic monitoring from space, and this week’s What’s Up.
Time for @AwesomeAstroPod skyguide and astronomy news roundup.
Time for @AwesomeAstroPod news update and sky guide. This week we have Cygnus X-1 black hole, super-supermassive black hole, the impact that killed dinosaurs, & the mythical planet nine.