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01.08.16
We could finally see an event horizon in 2017
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We could finally see an event horizon in 2017

The Event Horizon Telescope's development is on track.

By M. Moon,   01.08.16
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11.30.15
Black hole ejects massive energy jet after devouring a star
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Black hole ejects massive energy jet after devouring a star

Nothing good happened to a star that ventured too close to a supermassive black hole.

By S. Dent,   11.30.15
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09.24.15
Astronomers spot a mid-sized black hole
09.24.15

Astronomers spot a mid-sized black hole

We've only come across a half-dozen intermediate black holes. Well, after today's announcement, half-dozen plus one.

By C. Klimovski,   09.24.15
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02.17.15
The black hole imagery of 'Interstellar' is helping astrophysics
02.17.15

The black hole imagery of 'Interstellar' is helping astrophysics

You may have heard that the representation of a black hole in Interstellar was not only based on r...

By J. Fingas,   02.17.15
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12.01.14
The Big Picture: measuring the 'Eye of Sauron' galaxy
12.01.14

The Big Picture: measuring the 'Eye of Sauron' galaxy

The galaxy you see here (NGC 4151) may be best-known for looking a bit like the Eye of Sauron in t...

By J. Fingas,   12.01.14
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10.20.14
Researcher finds a way to mimic curves in space-time
10.20.14

Researcher finds a way to mimic curves in space-time

Here on Earth, it's rather difficult to replicate curved space-time -- to get that kind of effect...

By J. Fingas,   10.20.14
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09.18.14
How a massive black hole looks in an ultra-dense dwarf galaxy
09.18.14

How a massive black hole looks in an ultra-dense dwarf galaxy

The M60-UCD1 is a dwarf galaxy that's so dense, you'd see 1 million stars at night if you lived in...

By M. Moon,   09.18.14
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07.09.13
Murchison Widefield Array goes live, will study the sun, space junk, the early universe and more
07.09.13

Murchison Widefield Array goes live, will study the sun, space junk, the early universe and more

We hope IBM's hardware is ready to chew through the feast of data it's going to receive, as the Mu...

By J. Rigg,   07.09.13
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06.30.13
University of Michigan activates antimatter 'gun,' cartoon supervillians twirl moustaches anew
06.30.13

University of Michigan activates antimatter 'gun,' cartoon supervillians twirl moustaches anew

At the University of Michigan, an international team of physicists has begun experimenting with its...

By T. Seppala,   06.30.13
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