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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.

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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