Black hole

07.10.15
NASA satellite shows black hole 'bulls-eye' eruption
07.10.15

NASA satellite shows black hole 'bulls-eye' eruption

NASA said its Swift satellite has imaged some of "the best dust-scattered X-ray ring images ever s...

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12.15.14
Supercomputer gives most accurate picture yet of star formation
12.15.14

Supercomputer gives most accurate picture yet of star formation

Scientists may finally have an answer to the question of why fewer stars than expected form out of...

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06.30.12
NASA's NuSTAR probe snaps first X-ray image of feeding black hole
06.30.12

NASA's NuSTAR probe snaps first X-ray image of feeding black hole

It was Bret Easton Ellis who coined the phrase, "The better you look, the more you see," and it ap...

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12.19.11
NASA finds smallest ever black hole by its 'heartbeat' (video)
12.19.11

NASA finds smallest ever black hole by its 'heartbeat' (video)

NASA's found the smallest black hole it's ever seen, thanks to the Rossi X-Ray Timing Explorer...

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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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05.22.11
Astronomers snap black hole murder in graphic detail (video)
05.22.11

Astronomers snap black hole murder in graphic detail (video)

We tend to imagine a black hole sucking everything around it straight into oblivion. The truth, h...

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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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08.25.10
Astronomers theorize what it's like when worlds (and black holes) collide
08.25.10

Astronomers theorize what it's like when worlds (and black holes) collide

Tight binary solar systems are inhabited in science fiction -- remember the Star Wars world of Tato...

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10.17.09
First electromagnetic 'black hole' built on earth, nobody raps about it
10.17.09

First electromagnetic 'black hole' built on earth, nobody raps about it

An electromagnetic black hole -- which sucks in the light surrounding it -- has been built at Sou...

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