May 8, 2023
Astronomy Cast Ep. 680: Rogue Black Holes
by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay
Streamed live on May 1, 2023.
Last week we talked about rogue stars. This week we’re going to take things up a notch and talk about an even more extreme event. Rogue black holes. Astronomers recently discovered a supermassive black hole on an escape trajectory, leaving newly forming stars in its wake. It’s wonderful, terrible, nightmare fuel.
Fraser’s rogue SMBH article:
The original paper:
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THANK YOU! - Fraser and Dr. Pamela