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The supermassive black hole in our galaxy recently erupted… and we don't know why

13 Aug 2019, 13:00 UTC
The supermassive black hole in our galaxy recently erupted… and we don't know why NASA/JPL-Caltech

In the exact center of our Milky Way galaxy sits a black hole. And not just any black hole, but a big one, what we call a supermassive black hole. At over 4 million times the Sun's mass, yeah, the name is apt.

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