Black hole at centre of our galaxy is getting hungrier, say scientists

Scientists say Milky Way’s Sagittarius A* has been more active in recent months Unseeable, but inescapable: black holes already rank among the more sinister phenomena out in the cosmos. So it may come as disconcerting news that the supermassive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way appears to be growing hungrier. Astronomers monitoring the colossal object, called Sagittarius A* , found that in the past year it appears to have consumed nearby matter at an unprecedented rate. Continue reading...