Waterloo astrophysicist seeks answers on supermassive black holes with the next-generation x-ray telescope

 supermassive black holeProfessor Brian McNamara along with two Canadian astronomers will be part of the science working group directing ASTRO-H, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s (JAXA’s) newest flagship x-ray astronomy observatory.

This artist's concept illustrates a supermassive black hole with millions to billions times the mass of our sun. Supermassive black holes are enormously dense objects buried at the hearts of galaxies. Photo credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

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