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This ‘kilonova’ shines so bright, it defies the odds
A strange cosmic object may be at its center.
Astronomers have traced mysterious radio waves to a source in our own galaxy
The brightest radio flashes in the sky likely come from the universe’s most powerful magnets.
Astronomers caught a black hole slurping up a star like spaghetti
The rare moment could teach us about stellar death.
The Nobel Prize in physics honors insights on black holes—including the one in our own galaxy
Their work builds upon Einstein’s general theory of relativity.
These black holes collided so hard they made space-time jiggle
It’s the largest merger ever detected.
These two celestial bodies share a heartbeat, puzzling scientists
A black hole and a gas cloud pulse together in sync—but why?
Planet Nine might not be a planet at all
We could know for sure in as little as five years.
Astronomers just found the closest black hole to Earth
And more probably lurk nearby.
Last year, we finally photographed a black hole. Now what?
In-orbit telescopes could help us image black holes like never before.
Elon Musk insists his satellite swarm won’t interfere with science. This model disagrees.
Astronomers will need additional software, new cameras, and a lot more money to cope with Starlink.