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The motion of the S2 star passing through the extreme gravitational field near the supermassive black hole in the centre of the Milky Way. European Southern Observatory

Why starlight turns red escaping from black hole at heart of Milky Way

Why starlight turns red escaping from black hole at heart of Milky Way eso a CROP. Indranil Banik, University of St Andrews For the past 30 years, scientists at the European Southern Observatory have been investigating the motion of stars near the massive black hole at the centre of our…

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What could a ‘relativistic camera’ capture on the way to Alpha Centauri? ESA/NASA, CC BY

Observing the universe with a camera traveling near the speed of light

Observing the universe with a camera traveling near the speed of light What could a ‘relativistic camera’ capture on the way to Alpha Centauri? ESA/NASA, CC BY Bing Zhang, University of Nevada, Las Vegas Astronomers strive to observe the universe via ever more advanced techniques. Whenever researchers invent a new…

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