Happy Black Hole Week!

Image (Credit): NGC 5283, as captured by the Hubble Space Telescope, with its active galactic nucleus, which is at the heart of a galaxy where a supermassive black hole exists. (NASA, ESA, A. Barth (University of California – Irvine), and M. Revalski (STScI); Processing: Gladys Kober (NASA/Catholic University of America)

Yes, I know. This is too many celebrations over an eight-day period, starting with Astronomy Day last Saturday. But who cannot be excited by Black Hole Week?

If you missed the various NASA-sponsored events over the past week, you can find them here.

Check out the presentation of the largest black holes from Monday’s presentation. It puts it all into very scary perspective.

And you can learn plenty more about black holes by visiting this NASA page.