Chandra Unearths New Black Holes :: NASANET

A survey has revealed hundreds of previously unidentified black holes using data from the Chandra Source Catalog and the Sloan Digitized Sky Survey (SDSS). The researchers compared optical and X-ray data for a class of objects known as “XBONGs” (X-ray bright optically normal galaxies) to reveal around 400 supermassive black holes. These graphics show these …

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