A new super-facility in the mountains of China helped make the surprising detections.
The discovery means astronomers have now caught all three major types of gravitational waves.
The nearby star didn’t explode. But it did the next best thing: everything else.
Two words: lethal spaghetti.
From Ankara to Arizona, Burçin Mutlu-Pakdil fixes her sights on the faintest stars in the night skies.
Their work builds upon Einstein’s general theory of relativity.
For almost a century, astrophysicists have struggled with the question. They’re still at it—and have some pretty wild ideas.
But when it does, it’s going to look spectacular (once it finally reaches our eyes).
“Nature is providing us with a sandbox.”
There are three basic options, but one is more likely than the others.
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