Astrophysicists discover the closest black hole to Earth

Astrophysicists discover the closest black hole to Earth

Scientists discovered a relatively small black hole lurking next to a star in the constellation Ophiuchus, about 1,600 light years away. The snow the closest known backhole to Earth. Black holes are the densest objects in our universe (sorry, neutron stars). Whether they are small stellar-mass black holes or the supermassives at the centers of …

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