Indian researchers discover three supermassive black holes

Ministry of Science and Technology said that these supermassive black holes are very problematic to detect

Researchers and scientists from India have discovered three black holes from three different galaxies coming together to form a triple active galactic nucleus.

 

The team from Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) detected some Unnatural emissions from the middle of NGC7734 galaxy and a large, bright clump along the northern arm of NGC7733 galaxy

 

Scientists named Jyoti Yadav, Mousumi Das, and Sudhanshu Barway with Francoise Combes of College de France, Chaire Galaxies et Cosmologie of Paris detected the phenomenon.

 

The Ministry of Science and Technology said that these supermassive black holes are very problematic to detect as they do not emit any light but they can reveal the presence by interacting with their surroundings.

 

"When the dust and gas from the surroundings fall onto a supermassive black hole, some of the mass is swallowed by the black hole, but some of it is converted into energy and emitted as electromagnetic radiation that makes the black hole appear very luminous," the Ministry of Science added.

 

This phenomenon is also called the active galactic nuclei (AGN) and it contributes to the growth of the medium around the galaxy ultimately leading to the evolution of the galaxy itself.

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