Carnival of Space #549

Welcome to the 549th Carnival of Space! The Carnival is a community of space science and astronomy writers and bloggers, who submit their best work each week for your benefit. So now, on to this week’s stories! First up, over at the Chandra X Ray Observatory Blog, they have two articles about the The Billion-year […]

The post Carnival of Space #549 appeared first on Universe Today.

The First Results From The IllustrisTNG Simulation Of The Universe Has Been Completed, Showing How Our Cosmos Evolved From The Big Bang

The IllustrusTNG Project has created a large and detailed simulation of the Universe. It’s helping us answer some important questions about the formation and evolution of…everything.

The post The First Results From The IllustrisTNG Simulation Of The Universe Has Been Completed, Showing How Our Cosmos Evolved From The Big Bang appeared first on Universe Today.

Outflows From Black Holes are Creating New Molecules Where There Should Only be Destruction

A new study from a team of astronomers from Northwestern University indicates that molecules could be born within the outflows created by supermassive black holes.

The post Outflows From Black Holes are Creating New Molecules Where There Should Only be Destruction appeared first on Universe Today.

Astronomers Figure Out How Black Holes Can Blast Out Relativistic Jets of Material Across Light Years of Space

Thanks to a recent study by an international team of researchers, scientists now know why rapidly-spinning black holes blast out jets of charged particles.

The post Astronomers Figure Out How Black Holes Can Blast Out Relativistic Jets of Material Across Light Years of Space appeared first on Universe Today.

Mysterious Filament is Stretching Down Towards the Milky Way’s Supermassive Black Hole

Looking to the center of our galaxy, astronomers noted the presence of a mysterious filament extending from the supermassive black hole located there.

The post Mysterious Filament is Stretching Down Towards the Milky Way’s Supermassive Black Hole appeared first on Universe Today.