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Artist’s impression of quasar ULAS J1120+0641

Most distant quasar found

Black hole-powered galaxy spotted when the universe was still in its infancy.

Artist's impression of a star being eaten by a black hole

Black hole eats a star

High-energy flash in distant galaxy was a star’s death throes, say astronomers.

Illustration of supermassive black hole

Black holes born soon after Big Bang

First direct evidence that black holes existed when the Universe was very young.

Artist's conception of black holes about to merge

Hungry black holes shred stars

Merging black holes form monsters that go on rampages through nearby stars.

Artist's impression of Cygnus X-1

Saved from black hole doom

Need to escape from a black hole? Magnetic fields could be your only hope.

Eye of Sauron image of NGC 4151

Black hole in the ‘Eye of Sauron’

Supermassive black hole at the heart of a galaxy lives in a hot and violent place.

Artist’s illustration of the outflow in the heart of galaxy Markarian 231

Black hole destroys its own ‘dinner’

Hungry black hole creates a ‘wind’ that pushes its ‘food’ of dust and gas out of reach.

Artist's impression of a black hole

How to spot a spinning black hole

Twists in space-time near black holes should be visible from Earth, say researchers.

Composite image of Arp 147

Giant ring of black holes

Collision between galaxies has spawned a wave of black hole birth.

Artist's impression of a microquasar

‘Russian doll’ galaxy shows black holes’ true power

New CSIRO research shows black holes are more powerful than first thought.