New fast and furious black hole found

A team of Australian and American astronomers have been studying nearby galaxy M83 and have found a new superpowered small black hole, named MQ1, the first object of its kind to be studied in this much detail.

Black hole emits massive X-ray burst

A population of old, volatile stellar black holes has been discovered, following an 'extraordinary outburst' from one located in a nearby galaxy.

Unplugging: Flaming Lips and M83

After all the recent tragedies to strike the music world, it feels good to finally have a mostly nonchalant week. MXDWN welcomes the positive happenings of the week, despite the sad cancellation of the Sunset Junction Street Fair.