Blackholes

08.25.15
Stephen Hawking believes he knows how information escapes black holes
08.25.15

Stephen Hawking believes he knows how information escapes black holes

Black holes may not be as inescapable as we once thought.

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07.06.15
The Universe might contain millions of hidden black holes
07.06.15

The Universe might contain millions of hidden black holes

Black holes are, by definition, impossible to see by conventional methods and are often further ob...

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05.24.15
NASA finds distant galaxy shining as bright as 300 trillion suns
05.24.15

NASA finds distant galaxy shining as bright as 300 trillion suns

Ever tried looking at the sun with your bare eyes? Too bright, right? Now imagine looking at somet...

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05.01.15
Hungry, hungry black holes gobble up huge gas and dust donuts
05.01.15

Hungry, hungry black holes gobble up huge gas and dust donuts

According to a new study using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, there's a breed of supermassive b...

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05.20.14
New telescopes could uncover a wormhole in our own galaxy
05.20.14

New telescopes could uncover a wormhole in our own galaxy

If you're ever unlucky enough to be sucked towards a super-dense black hole, you'll soon arrive at...

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12.07.13
Alt-Week 12.7.13: Wormhole short-cuts, watery planets and history as seen by Google Books
12.07.13

Alt-Week 12.7.13: Wormhole short-cuts, watery planets and history as seen by Google Books

Alt-week takes a look at the best science and alternative tech stories from the last seven days....

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08.10.12
Scientists release biggest ever 3D map of the universe, lacks turn-by-turn navigation (video)
08.10.12

Scientists release biggest ever 3D map of the universe, lacks turn-by-turn navigation (video)

The stargazers at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics have released a huge three-dimen...

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07.23.11
Giant body of water found in space, black hole claims it was just hydrating
07.23.11

Giant body of water found in space, black hole claims it was just hydrating

Is that an intergalactic wave pool, or just a hungry, hungry quasar? Turns out it's a bit of both...

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09.03.10
String theory finds an elegant use for itself with qubit entanglement and black holes
09.03.10

String theory finds an elegant use for itself with qubit entanglement and black holes

Sure, trying to wrap your head around string theory -- a study in particle physics that's trying to...

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