was discovered in 2007 by Dutch astronomy enthusiast Hanny van Arkel as part of the citizen science project called Galaxy Zoo. When it was discovered, scientists were unable to discern exactly what was causing the cloud of gas to glow with, quite literally, the strength of 30,000 suns
when it had no apparent source of energy. Gamers were likely immediately suspicious as the mysterious object has more than a passing resemblance to a hydralisk (pictured right).
Scientists now think that Voorwerps, which is Dutch for "thing," could be a tell-tale sign of a supermassive black hole, and are more common than previously assumed.