27 Nov 2019

Ultrafast Star ejected from a black hole

From Nights, 9:30 pm on 27 November 2019

Astronomers have spotted an ultrafast star, traveling at six million km/h, that was ejected by the supermassive black hole at the heart at the Milky Way five million years ago. Associate Professor Daniel Zucker from the Departrment of Physics and Astronomy at MacQuarie University joins us with the details.

Professor Daniel Zucker

Professor Daniel Zucker Photo: Carmen Lee Platt for Encapture