U.S. Markets open in 1 hr 55 mins
13 / 18

Most Black Holes Are Cosmic Snackers Instead of Binge Eaters

Three of these galaxies (top right, bottom left, and bottom right) are normal and show no signs of past collisions, while the top left galaxy's irregular shape suggests it collided with a neighbor, in these photos from the Hubble Space Telescop

Amazing black holes detected

Two X-ray space observatories, NASA's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) and the European Space Agency's XMM-Newton, have teamed up to measure definitively, for the first time, the spin rate of a black hole with a mass 2 million times that of our sun. (NASA)