Author: Jeanette Kazmierczak, NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center

VIDEO: NASA’s NICER Mission Maps ‘Light Echoes’ of New Black Hole 10 Times the Size of the Sun

Scientists have charted the environment surrounding a stellar-mass black hole that is 10 times the mass of the Sun using NASA’s Neutron star Interior Composition Explorer (NICER) payload aboard the International Space Station.