Anil Seth

Extraordinary black hole found in neighboring galaxy

It is one of the only confirmed intermediate-mass black holes, an object that has long been sought by astronomers.


Illustration of the telescope. A honeycombed-shaped golden mirror sits on top of a pink silver sun shield below floating in space.

Watch launch of biggest, most powerful telescope

U astronomer Anil Seth explains why the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope was a cosmically huge deal.


A headshot of Anil Seth, wearing glasses and a collared shirt, in front of a photo from a space telescope that shows millions of stars.

Black holes and humankind

Learn how understanding black holes can help us understand ourselves.


How do U…participate in crowdsourced science?

Join in research projects from the comfort of your own home.


U Presidential Scholars named

The awards provide talented faculty with financial backing to support their scholarly, teaching and/or research initiatives.


SUPERMASSIVE BLACK HOLES

Black holes may lurk in most ultra-compact dwarf remnants of shredded galaxies.