A scientist tells how LIGO changed his life
Despite numerous challenges to the theory, it remains foundational
Dark energy, gravitational waves, and black holes may be just the beginning
We've rounded up 2014's most mind-blowing images for your viewing pleasure
Now that's dark
Our universe might actually be the result of the collapse of a four-dimensional star.
Chomp chomp, guuulp.
Later this year, the black hole in our own galaxy will do the same, munching on a passing gas cloud.
New telescopic findings help shed light on a black hole physics mystery.
Good thing they are 330 million light-years away
Cosmic explosion was not a typical gamma-ray burst
A black hole with a mass of 55 million suns
Maybe that's why we can't seem to find them
At least not yet
Scientists are building ultra-cold systems that mimic the most extreme edges of the universe. Can these analogues help solve the big bang's mysteries?
Using just a length of fiber optic cable, scientists hope to recreate one of black holes' most salient properties
The fallacy of the black hole in Switzerland that would swallow Earth.
Scientists tell us it's technically possible. Here's a how-to guide for the ambitious tinkerer.