Three black holes…click, click, click
The latest data from ESO’s Very Large Telescope suggests that the orbits of those stars around the supermassive black hole at the center of our Milky Way may show the subtle effects predicted by Einstein’s general theory of relativity.
Black holes represent a deep seated fear of being sucked into the void, propelled out of existence.
Turns out that one of the most terrifying of astronomical objects may be a giver of life. Andrew Weston explains.
There’s a new star in the sky, or rather one that’s on the order of ten thousand times brighter than it was a few days ago.
Who isn’t fascinated by the images of outer space, which have become available over the last few decades from ever more powerful telescopes: the iridescent colour play of stars in the making, the drifting clouds of stardust, the violence of supernova explosions, the shapes of galaxies. Still, for all their strangeness, some of these shapes […]