A Conversation for The Milky Way Galaxy

Black holes a misnomer?

Post 41

jag

is 17 million times our sun


Black holes a misnomer?

Post 42

Gnomon - time to move on

That's what's called a supermassive black hole. There appears to be one of these at the centre of each galaxy, but nobody knows yet whether they're caused by the galaxy, they cause the galaxy or the two evolve together.


Black holes a misnomer?

Post 43

jag

yes but they did not mention a galaxy


Key: Complain about this post

Black holes a misnomer?

More Conversations for The Milky Way Galaxy

Write an Entry

"The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is a wholly remarkable book. It has been compiled and recompiled many times and under many different editorships. It contains contributions from countless numbers of travellers and researchers."

Write an entry
Read more