Black holes come in many different sizes. But is there a mass limit? The authors of today’s paper investigate the possibility of black holes a trillion times as massive as the sun. Surprisingly, they could also help explain the mysterious dark matter!
How massive can stellar black holes be?
In today’s bite, Keir reports on recent black hole mass measurements and what they say about how black holes may have formed in the early Universe
Discovering AGN in Dwarf Galaxies with MaNGA.
The most recent gravitational wave merger detected by LIGO/VIRGO consists of two objects with very unequal masses. But just what is the smaller object?
Can the ‘twinkle’ of an infrared source be used to find AGN?