Blackholes

06.23.16
Computer simulations point to the source of gravitational waves
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Computer simulations point to the source of gravitational waves

The ripples detected last September came from a collision of two black holes that happened over a billion years ago.

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06.10.16
ICYMI: Gravitational waves and holographic Holocaust memory
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ICYMI: Gravitational waves and holographic Holocaust memory

Pinpointing where space hides its black holes is high on the priority list at NASA.

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02.25.16
Astronomers are using pulsars to spot gravitational waves
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Astronomers are using pulsars to spot gravitational waves

The steady signals from a "pulsar web" could help us detect minute vibrations in our planet.

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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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