Lightweight and Supermassive Black Holes Hidden in Galaxies

  In the past few days there have been two interesting astrophysics news about black holes. The first one is about a super-massive black hole discovered in an ultra-compact dwarf galaxy. Such galaxies are tiny (both in mass and size) when compared to our Milky Way. The galaxy M60-UCD1 (where UCD is the acronym of Ultra-Compact-Dwarf)... Continue Reading →

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Some Free Codes for Top Research in Astronomy

I am mostly an observer working in the field of high energy astrophysics, doing experiments and performing observations with space and ground based telescopes. However, once in a while I also like very much to use numerical codes to solve complex physical problems that require large computational resources. So I would like to share the... Continue Reading →

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