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Tag: Gravitational wave

ALMA’s Most Detailed Image of a Protoplanetary Discovery.

Evidence for planet formation in Earth-like orbit around young star. The star TW Hydrae is a popular target of study for astronomers because of its proximity to Earth (only about 175 light-years away) and its status as an infant star (about 10 million years old). It also has a face-on orientation as seen from Earth…. Read More ›

Giant Black Hole Kicked Out of Home Galaxy.

Astronomers have found strong evidence that a massive black hole is being ejected from its host galaxy at a speed of several million miles per hour. New observations from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory suggest that the black hole collided and merged with another black hole and received a powerful recoil kick from gravitational wave radiation…. Read More ›

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