Topic: Black holes

McDonald Observatory Celebrates 75 Years of Discovery

Oct. 8, 2013

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AUSTIN, Texas A yearlong celebration is underway to celebrate the 75th anniversary of The University of Texas at Austin's McDonald Observatory.

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Astronomer Honored by The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas

Jan. 12, 2012

In recognition of his discoveries regarding the formation of black holes and galaxies, astronomer Karl Gebhardt will receive the 2012 Edith and Peter O'Donnell Award in Science from The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas (TAMEST).

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Texas-Sized Computer Finds Most Massive Black Hole in Galaxy M87; Indicates Accepted Masses for Black Holes in Nearby Galaxies Too Low

June 9, 2009

Astronomer quoted by Associated Press

Jan. 24, 2008
Astronomer quoted by Associated Press

The deeper astronomers gaze into the cosmos, the more they find it's a bizarre and violent universe. The research findings from this week's annual meeting of U.S.

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Astronomer talks black holes in Boston Globe

Jan. 10, 2008
Astronomer talks black holes in Boston Globe

Black holes are notoriously bad neighbors, but they usually confine their violence and voracious appetites to the centers of their own galaxies. Now comes evidence that these mind-bending entities may be toughs on an intergalactic scale.

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