# Astrophysics and cosmology

Read article 'First intermediate black-hole candidate'

### First intermediate black-hole candidate

A group of researchers from Keio University in Japan has now shown strong evidence for the existence of an intermediate-mass black hole (IMBH) within the Milky Way.

Read article 'Strangeness in quark matter'

### Strangeness in quark matter

17th edition of the International Conference on Strangeness in Quark Matter (SQM 2017) held at Utrecht University in the Netherlands.

Read article 'LHCb brings cosmic collisions down to Earth'

### LHCb brings cosmic collisions down to Earth

The LHCb collaboration has generated high-energy collisions between protons and helium nuclei similar to those that take place when cosmic rays strike the interstellar medium.