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2022-05-18: What If the Galactic Habitable Zone LIMITS Intelligent Life?

  • 08:01: ... blasted by nearby supernovae,   but the early days of the galactic core were  surely above that line. Those supernova waves   ...

2021-09-07: First Detection of Light from Behind a Black Hole

  • 03:31: ... are mostly dark, except when a bunch of gas shows up in the galactic core - then you get this gigantic whirlpool of searing plasma screaming ...

2021-07-21: How Magnetism Shapes The Universe

  • 11:25: Those occur deep in galactic cores near the gigantic black hole that dwells there.

2020-10-27: How The Penrose Singularity Theorem Predicts The End of Space Time

  • 12:11: ... black hole by monitoring the   crazy orbits of stars in the galactic core. The work of Ghez and Genzel and other astronomers   have ...

2020-04-14: Was the Milky Way a Quasar?

  • 01:28: In these, the supermassive black hole at the galactic core is in the process of sucking down a blazing hot vortex of gas.
  • 10:46: But new studies are unlocking the secrets of the galactic core.

2020-01-13: How To Capture Black Holes

  • 02:50: ... billions of years as massive stars formed and died in the surrounding galactic core. This has been a theoretical prediction for some time, but we’ve recently ...

2018-05-09: How Gaia Changed Astronomy Forever

  • 04:28: The stars all move in their own orbits around the galactic core.

2018-04-25: Black Hole Swarms

  • 01:28: ... already believe there must be a swarm of black holes in the galactic core? ...
  • 04:15: Over the life of the Milky Way, they have piled up in the galactic core, forming a giant nucleus star cluster.
  • 05:56: Frequently enough that if the galactic core is full of black holes, then it should also contain quiescent X-ray binaries.
  • 06:25: One we expect to be common in the galactic core are magnetic cataclysmic variables, also called polars.
  • 07:42: If the sun was near the galactic core, the nearest black hole would be inside the solar systems Oort cloud.

2018-04-18: Using Stars to See Gravitational Waves

  • 07:52: ... it may be possible to observe this effect in the dense star fields of galactic cores if those galaxies also contain binary supermassive black holes that are ...

2017-10-04: When Quasars Collide STJC

  • 07:19: And the SMBHs of these galaxies must eventually fall towards the new merged galactic core.

2017-01-25: Why Quasars are so Awesome

  • 04:09: Now, drive gas into the galactic core.
  • 09:45: ... merge, the violence will deliver one last wave of fuel to the combined galactic core, and a new quasar will shine forth, illuminating this little patch of ...

2017-01-04: How to See Black Holes + Kugelblitz Challenge Answer

  • 02:14: But more compellingly, we've tracked the motion of stars near the galactic core for many years.
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