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Dead Stars Orbiting Black Holes May Explain Mysterious Fast Radio Bursts
Scientists are peering into the “engines” behind some of the most extreme outbursts in the universe.
Supermassive Black Holes Stop Galaxies From Making New Stars
The bigger the black hole, the faster their host galaxies get “quenched,” according to new research.
The Most Distant Supermassive Black Hole Ever Found Holds Secrets to the Early Universe
We’re seeing how it looked when the universe was a toddler.
Gravitational Waves Could Help Scientists Solve A Major Black Hole Mystery
Astrophysicists at Brown University and Harvard University who study gravitational waves say these ripples in the fabric of space and time could help them investigate the possible existence of a very specific kind of black hole, one that hypothetically formed right after the big bang.
New Gravitational Wave Detection From Colliding Black Holes
In another step forward for the rapidly expanding universe of invisible astronomy, scientists said they had recorded the space-time reverberations known as gravitational waves from the collision of a pair of black holes 1.8 billion light years away from here.
The New York Times
Extraterrestrial Contact and Black Holes
A discussion about the most recent evidence of extraterrestrial life with Avi Loeb, chair of Harvard’s Department of Astronomy.
HIVE to THRIVE
Quantum Reality: Space, Time, and Entanglement
Ninety years after the historic double-slit experiment, the quantum revolution shows no sign of slowing.
World Science Festival
Ravenous Supermassive Black Holes May Sterilize Nearby Planets
A new study sheds light on how damaging black holes can be to the habitability of planets throughout the Milky Way and the universe.
The Physics of Everything
Six panels addressed how physics is addressing grand questions and the potential limitations on what we may be able to learn using physics to address those questions.
The New York Academy of Sciences
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