Black Holes News
NASA Has a New Mission to Study Supermassive Black Holes
NASA has selected a science mission to explore supermassive black holes , neutron stars and pulsars in an effort to better understand some of the more mysterious phenomenon of our universe. Few elements of space exploration capture the human imagination quite like supermassive black holes, which
Tim Daly Talks 'Madam Secretary,' Dating Co-Star Tea Leoni and Family
Daly appears on "Popcorn With Peter Travers" to talk about his role in the prime-time drama series.
Medical Evacuation Launched for South Pole Research Station Worker
When you get sick at the South Pole, you can't just ring up your local doctor and swing by his office for a check-up. Multiple agencies are called in to consult, multiple plans are offered up and multiple airplanes are requested for evacuation from one of the harshest environments on Earth. The
Mystery of Massive Black Holes May be Answered by NASA Telescopes
Scientists may have unraveled the mystery of what creates supermassive black holes. Giant black holes are at the heart of almost every large galaxy and are so large some are billions of times the mass of the sun. They were formed around 13 billion years ago, less than one billion years after the
Satellite That Hunts for Black Holes in Space Is Missing
Japan is abandoning its recently launched $273 million Hitomi space telescope after two solar array panels apparently broke off the satellite, sending it spinning wildly into space. Hitomi was launched in February with the goal of using its x-ray vision to shed new light on black holes , supernova
Newly Discovered Galaxy Is 4 Billion Light Years From Earth
This really is a galaxy far, far away. A hidden dwarf dark galaxy was discovered four billion light years away from Earth by astrophysicists at Stanford. The team employed high-resolution lensing technology to locate the galaxy, according to a news release announcing the news. The dwarf galaxy
Rogue Supermassive Black Hole Found in Unlikely Corner of Cosmos
Scientists have discovered the rebel of black holes: A supermassive black hole weighing 17 billion suns, lurking in a part of the cosmos where such entities are rarely observed. The largest supermassive black holes are typically found at the center of large galaxies in areas of the universe with
Deadpool, Box Office and Superheroes
ABC News' Dan Silver and Michael Rothman review Deadpool and discuss box office numbers and superheroes.
Einstein's Century-Old Prediction Confirmed: Gravitational Waves Exist
Scientists announced that they have finally detected the vibrations in space and time first predicted by Albert Einstein 100 years ago.