New images captured by NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory suggests a rare explosion may have created our galaxy's youngest black hole. The new data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory suggest a highly distorted supernova remnant may contain the most recent black hole formed in the Milky Way galaxy. The remnant, called W49B, is about a thousand years old as seen from Earth and located about 26,000 light-years away.

New images captured by NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory suggests a rare explosion may have created our galaxy's youngest black hole. The new data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory suggest a highly distorted supernova remnant may contain the most recent black hole formed in the Milky Way galaxy. The remnant, called W49B, is about a thousand years old as seen from Earth and located about 26,000 light-years away.

NASA telescope catches black hole's rare light show. Click on link for series of amazing photos of earth from space and space pics. Mind blown!

NASA telescope catches black hole's rare light show. Click on link for series of amazing photos of earth from space and space pics. Mind blown!

Remember NuSTAR, the specialized space telescope NASA designed specifically to study black holes? It just found something much, much brighter.

Remember NuSTAR, the specialized space telescope NASA designed specifically to study black holes? It just found something much, much brighter.

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