Don’t panic! Galaxies around us may be routinely hurling out super massive stars and even black holes into the unsuspecting surrounding space, but hey, what can we do about it? Ab-so-lute-ly nothing, that’s what. So, why not just take a seat and enjoy the pictures?
In black, the center of the galaxy, where normally lies a massive black hole. In red, what may be the ejection of said black hole, « hurled out » by the collision between two galaxies if the theory of Marianne Heida, of the University of Utrecht, is verified. (Image: Chandra Space X-Ray Observatory.)