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Images show what it's like to fall into a black hole

But not just any black hole — a supermassive black hole with 4.3 million times the mass of our sun.…

Ellyn Lapointe,Jessica Orwig   


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Case of the missing stars: At least 800 stars have quietly disappeared in the last 70 years, say scientists

Based off of the little sense we’ve made of the hot mess that is the cosmos, there are two ways sta…

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Here’s what falling inside a black hole would look like, according to a NASA supercomputer simulation

Have you ever wondered what happens if you were to fall into a black hole? Thanks to cutting-edge v…

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Fresh photographs of Milky Way’s black hole Sgr A* reveal strong, twisted magnetic field similar to M87*

The colossal black hole named Sagittarius A* resides at the heart of the Milky Way, approximately 2…

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This new photo of a supermassive black hole is unlike any before, showing powerful magnetic fields spiraling around it

A new photo of the Milky Way's supermassive black hole taken from the Event Horizon Telescope shows…

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We've just discovered the most distant supermassive black hole ever. And boy, is it one massive infant!

Utilizing data from the James Webb Space Telescope, it was revealed that this black hole emerged ju…

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Hidden third stars could be making binary star system members eat each other, scientists find

Scientists speculate that the concealed third star in Be star systems might gradually compel the mo…

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Black holes are rampaging through our universe at more than 2.2 million mph and scientists think they now know why

Scientists simulating the death of supermassive stars witnessed an unusual kick that sometimes occu…

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Interstellar internet may be possible if we can weaponise the gravity of massive stars, say scientists

The potential to manipulate long-range signals, such as light, is enormous, as it paves the way for…

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Neutron star collision can annihilate Earth’s ozone layer, leaving it devoid of life for thousands of years

Very recently, a team of scientists decided to explore the hypothetical possibility of such a kilon…

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India launches a satellite to study black holes as it preps to become the fourth country to send humans into space

Monday's launch by the Indian Space Research Organisation is part of the country's broader space am…

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A bizarre galaxy NASA spotted at the edge of the universe could upend what we know about supermassive black holes

A very early galaxy puzzling scientists suggests supermassive black holes may not have come from de…

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A 'cosmic glitch' in the universe is forcing astronomers to rethink Einstein's theory of relativity

Scientists have found evidence that Einstein's general theory of relativity doesn't quite work in t…

Ellyn Lapointe   


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A supermassive black hole is actually losing energy instead of gobbling it all up, new research shows

Scientists have long believed that magnetic fields could suck energy out of black holes, but they d…

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A mysterious star from outside the Milky Way has somehow ended up near our galaxy's supermassive black hole

Star SO-6 is very close to Sagittarius A*, the black hole at the center of the Milky Way. But it's …

Marianne Guenot   


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The black hole at the center of the Milky Way is spinning so fast, it's squishing space-time down like a football

The black hole, Sagittarius A* is located 26,000 light-years away from Earth, at the center of the …

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After the Big Bang, universe is running 5x slower: Scientists crack the mystery using supermassive black holes

Scientists have for the first time observed the early universe running in extreme slow motion, unlo…

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Tourists are already poking holes in the Mount Fuji barrier built by a small town to stop overcrowding in the neighborhood

Authorities already found 10 finger-sized holes in the netting, only a week after it was set up, a …

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While Boeing's passenger planes glitch, NASA is entrusting the company's spaceship with 2 astronauts' lives

Boeing's Starliner spacecraft isn't totally safe from the cost-cutting, KPI-focused company culture…

Morgan McFall-Johnsen