UND astrophysics team tips off Harvard colleagues to possible black hole discovery

Harvard astronomers using the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA’s) Chandra X-ray Observatory discovered evidence of a black hole in a galaxy about 50 million light years away from Earth—by astronomical standards, a real neighbor.

A NASA image of a "spiral galaxy"

The discovery confirmed prediction published by University of North Dakota astrophysicist Dr. Tim Young and his student team.

To read more about this fascinating story, go to UND’s news page at www2.und.nodak.edu/our/news/story.php?id=3297

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