Warping space to fight infinities
What we know about the mysterious life cycle of a black hole.
The top 7 explanations for the star's weird behavior, ranked roughly in order of plausibility
Shamu dreams of Europa.
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.
LIGO experiment reports a second successful discovery
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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.
More than a light Venusian breeze.
An unprecedented cosmic observation.
How to make a black hole without a star.
But the end is fast approaching.
They were produced by two merging black holes
An incredibly luminous snack.
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.