Supermassive Black Hole at Center of Milky Way, Study Hints

Publication: National Geographic News   Date: November 2, 2005   View Article

Astronomers are closing in on proof that a supermassive black hole is the source of mysterious radio waves at the center of our galaxy, the Milky Way.

Black holes are objects whose gravitational pull is so strong that nothing, not even light, can escape. Supermassive black holes contain the mass of millions, if not billions, of suns.

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