Credit: X-ray: NASA/CXC/NRAO/D.-C.Kim; Optical: NASA/STScI; Illustration: NASA/CXC/M.Weiss
Astrophysics

Researchers Spot a ‘Renegade’ Supermassive Black Hole

When a pair of black holes collide, they typically merge, but sometimes one of them may be kicked in the opposite direction at great speed.

Published On 05/22/2017
3:24 PM EDT