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Detection of high-energy particles from active black holes

Friday, November 9, 2007

A team of scientists including Katsushi Arisaka and Alexander Kusenko of UCLA have detected ultra-high-energy particles from just outside enormous, active black holes in nearby galaxies. These particles interact with Earth's atmosphere creating a...

Astronomers detect dust in black hole wind

Tuesday, October 9, 2007

A group of astronomers, including Sarah Gallagher of UCLA, using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope have found dust forming in a quasar 8 billion light-years away. Quasars and early supernovae could have provided the dust needed to make the first...