Black Hole: A new finding toward the center of our galaxy

Credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

Here’s a good explanation of how NASA’s Swift satellite has detected a black hole in the inner region of the Milky Way, about 20,000 to 30,000 light years from Earth. Managed by the Goddard Space Flight Center, the Swift Mission involves the collaboration of an international group of scientists, including astronomers at Penn State University, who oversee its science operations.