Head to Black Hole Hunters website if you want to help find black holes. The project
is based on the Super Wide Angle Search
for Planets program.
the project work
Once you sign-up, the website will provide a tutorial on how to review the data. After that, you will be given tasks to which you have to reply yes/no and submit.
Finding black holes
The gravity from some black holes can
bend light from stars, making them look brighter. So, by reviewing data of such
stars, researchers can find black holes.
a black hole?
When stars get old and massive, they explode. Their remains condense into black hole–an anomaly that exerts tremendous gravitational pull, preventing even light from escaping.