SPACE.COM - Black holes might seem too monstrous to keep company, but surprising
new findings suggest they can live in groups within clusters of stars
inside our Milky Way galaxy, researchers say.
The presence of multiple black holes within these clusters might drastically alter the way these major components of galaxies evolve, scientists added.
"Before this work, there were zero black holes known in Milky Way
globular clusters, so even finding one would have been exciting," said
lead study author Jay Strader, an astronomer at Michigan State
University in East Lansing. click here to read more
Tuesday, May 21 2013 1:43 PM EDT2013-05-21 17:43:51 GMT
BREAKING NEWS - The Medical Examiner's Office has revised the death toll in the Moore, Oklahoma tornado from 91 people to at least 24 people.>>
UPDATE: Originally the death toll was reported to be 91 people and counting, however, the Medical examiner's office revised the death toll from the Oklahoma tornado to at least 24 people. A spokeswoman said Tuesday morning that she believes some victims were counted twice in the early chaos of the storm.>>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 3:31 PM EDT2013-05-21 19:31:19 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) - Wind, humidity and rainfall combined precisely to create the massive killer tornado in Moore, Okla. >>
WASHINGTON (AP) - Wind, humidity and rainfall combined precisely to create the massive killer tornado in Moore, Okla. And when they did, the awesome amount of energy released over that city dwarfed the power of the atomic bomb that leveled Hiroshima. Meteorologists contacted by The Associated Press used real time measurements to calculate the energy released during the storm's life span of almost an hour.>>