Scientists have discovered the first floating black hole in interstellar space

The MOA-11-191/OGLE-11-0462 microlensing event, observed from Hubble (Sahu et al., ArXiv, 2022). An international team of researchers has received strong evidence that a possible microlensing event is due to a black hole wandering alone in interstellar space – the first ever observed. The researchers posted a document describing their findings on the arXiv preprint server, …