But the end is fast approaching.
The first time we've caught a baby black hole in action.
They're called “supermassive” for a reason.
Hawking radiation observed in a homemade black hole analogue
In the December 1980 issue of Popular Science, a 38-year-old theoretical physicist answers the ultimate question about the universe.
Breaking down the Mauna Kea controversy.
Warping space to fight infinities
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Also in space: A neighborhood of black holes, a new (and old) reason to study Venus' clouds, and the end of the Lunar XPrize.
An unprecedented cosmic observation.
How to make a black hole without a star.
An incredibly luminous snack.
What we know about the mysterious life cycle of a black hole.
They were produced by two merging black holes
The ability to gather more information means we'll spend more time sifting through it.
The journey to Mars, told in GIFs
A spectacle previously thought impossible
American Nick Hague and Russian Alexey Ovchinin endured a rough emergency landing.
After a long trip, OSIRIS-REx gets down to business.
Just an easy quantum procedure
The Event Horizon Telescope peered into the Messier 87 galaxy.
Scientists zero in on the size, shape, and speed of the gas that reconfigures galaxies
A quantum quandary