Black hole 100,000 times bigger than sun discovered near center of Milky Way

A new kind of black hole has been found at the centre of the Milky Way – a find that may help explain the evolution of the phenomena.

In research conducted by Japanese astronomers using the ALMA Observatory in northern Chile, a black hole 100,000 times the size of our sun was found within a molecular gas cloud. Its relatively small size means that it is the first to be identified as an intermediate-mass black hole (IMBH).

Source: Black hole 100,000 times bigger than sun discovered near center of Milky Way

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