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Astronomers have found an especially sneaky black hole – discovery sheds...

Idan Ginsburg, Georgia State University There is always something new and exciting happening in the field of black hole...

Real shooting stars exist, but they aren’t the streaks you see...

Idan Ginsburg, Georgia State University “I see thy glory like a shooting star.” So says the Earl of Salisbury as he ruminates about the future...

535 new fast radio bursts help answer deep questions about the...

Emmanuel Fonseca, West Virginia University On June 9, 2021, my colleagues and I announced the discovery of 535 fast...

Black holes aren’t totally black, and other insights from Stephen Hawking’s...

Christoph Adami, Michigan State University Mathematical physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking was best known for his work exploring the relationship between black holes and quantum...

Dark matter: The mystery substance physics still can’t identify that makes...

Dan Hooper, University of Chicago The past few decades have ushered in an amazing era in the science of cosmology. A diverse array of high-precision...

LIGO announcement vaults astronomy out of its silent movie era into...

Chad Hanna, Pennsylvania State University When LIGO detected its first gravitational wave back in September 2015, I was pretty excited to say the least. As...

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