The first photograph of a black hole and its fiery halo, released by Event Horizon Telescope astronomers in April. Photo: European Southern Observatory via AFP

Supermassive black hole at centre of our galaxy is getting hungrier, say scientists

  • Astronomers monitoring Sagittarius A* say it appears to have consumed nearby matter at unprecedented rate in past year
  • Team analysed more than 13,000 observations of the black hole from 133 nights since 2003
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The first photograph of a black hole and its fiery halo, released by Event Horizon Telescope astronomers in April. Photo: European Southern Observatory via AFP
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