But we're not quite ready to trash general relativity.
How to make a black hole without a star.
Fast Radio Bursts have an origin story—and we're closer to learning what it is.
An unprecedented cosmic observation.
They're called “supermassive” for a reason.
Astrophysicists measured all of the lights.
What we know about the mysterious life cycle of a black hole.
Two stars enter, one star leaves
In the December 1980 issue of Popular Science, a 38-year-old theoretical physicist answers the ultimate question about the universe.
And it's much bigger than we expected.
All that glitters is a neutron star collision.
Observatories all over the world caught a new kind of collision.
Virgo will help LIGO locate colossal cosmic collisions.
The observatory could eventually detect a new collision every day.
But they get along just fine
Like, 100 times more
Hawking radiation observed in a homemade black hole analogue
Scientists at NASA used x-ray 'echoes' to look inside a black hole
Otherworldly desktop backgrounds.
The original baby boomers
The iconic dual-swirl of black holes colliding is also ideal for soup
From the April 1981 issue of Popular Science: "When scientists finally detect a form of energy they have never seen, they will open a new era in astronomy."
Two holes in one!
Scientists zero in on the size, shape, and speed of the gas that reconfigures galaxies