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Black Holes :: Stellar black holes, mid-mass black holes, and supermassive black holes.

Image Date Title Org.
--2014--
Chandra and XMM-Newton Provide Direct Measurement of Distant Black Hole's Spin 05 Mar 14 Chandra and XMM-Newton Provide Direct Measurement of Distant Black Hole's Spin NASA 
--2013--
NASA's Chandra Helps Confirm Evidence of Jet in Milky Way's Black Hole 20 Nov 13 NASA's Chandra Helps Confirm Evidence of Jet in Milky Way's Black Hole NASA 
NASA'S Chandra Catches Our Galaxy's Giant Black Hole Rejecting Food 29 Aug 13 NASA'S Chandra Catches Our Galaxy's Giant Black Hole Rejecting Food NASA 
NASA's Chandra Turns up Black Hole Bonanza in Galaxy Next Door 12 Jun 13 NASA's Chandra Turns up Black Hole Bonanza in Galaxy Next Door NASA 
--2012--
From Super to Ultra: Just How Big Can Black Holes Get? 18 Dec 12 From Super to Ultra: Just How Big Can Black Holes Get? CXC 
Black Hole Growth Found to be Out of Synch 11 Jun 12 Black Hole Growth Found to be Out of Synch NASA 
Giant Black Hole Kicked Out of Home Galaxy 04 Jun 12 Giant Black Hole Kicked Out of Home Galaxy NASA 
Black Hole Caught Red-handed in a Stellar Homicide 03 May 12 Black Hole Caught Red-handed in a Stellar Homicide NASA 
NASA'S Chandra Finds Fastest Wind From Stellar-Mass Black Hole 21 Feb 12 NASA'S Chandra Finds Fastest Wind From Stellar-Mass Black Hole NASA 
NASA's Chandra Finds Milky Way's Black Hole Grazing on Asteroids 08 Feb 12 NASA's Chandra Finds Milky Way's Black Hole Grazing on Asteroids NASA 
--2011--
NASA's Chandra Contributes to Black Hole Birth Announcement 17 Nov 11 NASA's Chandra Contributes to Black Hole Birth Announcement CXC 
Chandra Images Gas Flowing Toward Black Hole 27 Jul 11 Chandra Images Gas Flowing Toward Black Hole NASA 
NASA's Chandra Finds Massive Black Holes Common in Early Universe 15 Jun 11 NASA's Chandra Finds Massive Black Holes Common in Early Universe NASA 
NASA Telescopes Join Forces to Observe Unprecedented Explosion 07 Apr 11 NASA Telescopes Join Forces to Observe Unprecedented Explosion NASA 
Taking the Pulse of a Black Hole System 12 Jan 11 Taking the Pulse of a Black Hole System CXC 
Surprise: Dwarf Galaxy Harbors Supermassive Black Hole 10 Jan 11 Surprise: Dwarf Galaxy Harbors Supermassive Black Hole CXC 
--2010--
NASA's Chandra Finds Youngest Nearby Black Hole 15 Nov 10 NASA's Chandra Finds Youngest Nearby Black Hole CXC 
Black Hole Jerked Around Twice 21 Jul 10 Black Hole Jerked Around Twice CXC 
Black Hole Blows Big Bubble 07 Jul 10 Black Hole Blows Big Bubble ESO 
"Survivor" Black Holes May Be Mid-Sized 29 Apr 10 "Survivor" Black Holes May Be Mid-Sized CXC 
--2009--
Erratic Black Hole Regulates Itself 25 Mar 09 Erratic Black Hole Regulates Itself CXC 
--2008--
Black Holes Have Simple Feeding Habits 18 Jun 08 Black Holes Have Simple Feeding Habits CXC 
Milky Way's Giant Black Hole Awoke from Slumber 300 Years Ago 16 Apr 08 Milky Way's Giant Black Hole Awoke from Slumber 300 Years Ago GSFC 
Chandra Data Reveal Rapidly Whirling Black Holes 10 Jan 08 Chandra Data Reveal Rapidly Whirling Black Holes CXC 
--2007--
GOODS Missing Black Hole Report: Hundreds Found! 25 Oct 07 GOODS Missing Black Hole Report: Hundreds Found! JPL 
Heaviest Stellar Black Hole Discovered in Nearby Galaxy 17 Oct 07 Heaviest Stellar Black Hole Discovered in Nearby Galaxy CXC 
Black Hole Boldly Goes Where No Black Hole Has Gone Before 03 Jan 07 Black Hole Boldly Goes Where No Black Hole Has Gone Before ESA 
--2006--
Black Hole Paradox Solved By NASA's Chandra 21 Jun 06 Black Hole Paradox Solved By NASA's Chandra NASA 
--2005--
Stars Form Surprisingly Close to Milky Way's Black Hole 13 Oct 05 Stars Form Surprisingly Close to Milky Way's Black Hole NASA 
Era of Galaxy and Black Hole Growth Spurt Discovered 06 Apr 05 Era of Galaxy and Black Hole Growth Spurt Discovered NASA 
X-rays Signal Presence of Elusive Intermediate-Mass Black Hole 22 Mar 05 X-rays Signal Presence of Elusive Intermediate-Mass Black Hole CXC 
NASA Observatory Confirms Black Hole Limits 15 Feb 05 NASA Observatory Confirms Black Hole Limits NASA 
--2004--
Spitzer Space Telescope Leads NASA's Great Observatories to Uncover Black Holes and Other Hidden Objects in the Distant Universe 01 Jun 04 Spitzer Space Telescope Leads NASA's Great Observatories to Uncover Black Holes and Other Hidden Objects in the Distant Universe STScI 
Researchers Resolve Intermediate Mass Black Hole Mystery 10 Apr 04 Researchers Resolve Intermediate Mass Black Hole Mystery University of Amsterdam 
Giant Black Hole Rips Apart Star 18 Feb 04 Giant Black Hole Rips Apart Star NASA 
Jets Spout Far Closer to Black Hole Than Thought, Scientists Say 05 Jan 04 Jets Spout Far Closer to Black Hole Than Thought, Scientists Say MIT 
--2003--
17 Sep 03 "Iron-Clad" Evidence For Spinning Black Hole CXC 
The Secret Lives Of Galaxies Unveiled In Deep Survey 19 Jun 03 The Secret Lives Of Galaxies Unveiled In Deep Survey NASA 
Milky Way Monster Stars in Cosmic Reality Show 06 Jan 03 Milky Way Monster Stars in Cosmic Reality Show NASA 
--2002--
Chandra Reveals Pileup on Cosmic Speedway 10 Dec 02 Chandra Reveals Pileup on Cosmic Speedway CXC 
Never Before Seen: Two Supermassive Black Holes in Same Galaxy 19 Nov 02 Never Before Seen: Two Supermassive Black Holes in Same Galaxy NASA 
From Cradle To Grave: Chandra Discovers The History Of Black Hole X-Ray Jets 03 Oct 02 From Cradle To Grave: Chandra Discovers The History Of Black Hole X-Ray Jets NASA 
Scientists Observe Light Fighting To Escape Black Hole's Pull 28 Jun 02 Scientists Observe Light Fighting To Escape Black Hole's Pull GSFC 
--2001--
Closer Look Reveals Andromeda's Black Hole Not As 12 Oct 01 Closer Look Reveals Andromeda's Black Hole Not As "Cool" As Believed CXC 
Chandra Catches Milky Way Monster Snacking 05 Sep 01 Chandra Catches Milky Way Monster Snacking NASA 
Chandra Pinpoints Edge Of Accretion Disk Around Black Hole 07 May 01 Chandra Pinpoints Edge Of Accretion Disk Around Black Hole CXC 
Deepest X-Rays Ever Reveal universe Teeming With Black Holes 13 Mar 01 Deepest X-Rays Ever Reveal universe Teeming With Black Holes NASA 
Chandra Uncovers New Evidence For Event Horizons Surrounding Black Holes 11 Jan 01 Chandra Uncovers New Evidence For Event Horizons Surrounding Black Holes NASA 
--2000--
Chandra Clinches Case for Missing Link Black Hole 12 Sep 00 Chandra Clinches Case for Missing Link Black Hole CXC 
Spectacular X-ray Jet Points Toward Cosmic Energy Booster 06 Jun 00 Spectacular X-ray Jet Points Toward Cosmic Energy Booster CXC 
Chandra Observes Cloud Powered by Black Hole in Distant Galaxy 05 Jun 00 Chandra Observes Cloud Powered by Black Hole in Distant Galaxy CXC 
Chandra Clocks Million Mile Per Hour Wind Expanding From Vicinity of Giant Black Hole 25 May 00 Chandra Clocks Million Mile Per Hour Wind Expanding From Vicinity of Giant Black Hole CXC 
Gravitational Lens Helps Chandra Find Rare Type of Black Hole 20 Mar 00 Gravitational Lens Helps Chandra Find Rare Type of Black Hole CXC 
Chandra Reads the Cosmic Bar Code of Gas Around a Black Hole 17 Feb 00 Chandra Reads the Cosmic Bar Code of Gas Around a Black Hole CXC 
Chandra Discovers X-ray Source at the Center of Our Galaxy 14 Jan 00 Chandra Discovers X-ray Source at the Center of Our Galaxy CXC