Hungry black hole among the most massive in the Universe

The massive black hole is 34 billion times the mass of our sun, and about 8,000 times bigger than the black hole at the centre of the Milky Way.

Learn about this young black hole and how scientists can study celestial bodies. This article is best suited to Year 10 Earth and Space students who are studying galaxies and celestial bodies and who also have an understanding of Year 7 and 8 Physics (forces and energy).

 

Word Count: 390

Hungry black hole among the most massive in the Universe – Australia’s Science Channel

Hungry black hole among the most massive in the Universe – Australia’s Science Channel

Years: 10

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Topics:

Earth and Space Sciences – The Solar System

Physical Sciences – Forces, Energy

Additional: Careers, Maths, Technology

Concepts (South Australia):

Earth and Space Sciences – Earth in Space

Physical Sciences – Forces and Motion, Energy