The Very Large Telescope's black-hole instrument has been activated, and has already made a stellar discovery.
Aiming to keep khakis clean of urine droplets, a team of researchers turn to moss to develop an insert that will grab more pee.
An international team of astronomers has witnessed an "extremely rare" event: a black hole eating a star then ejecting a near light-speed flare.
Two distant black holes will smash into each other, releasing more energy than 100 quintillion Earths full of TNT, and new research has just moved up the timeline for the explosion.
In a speech in Stockholm, renowned scientist Stephen Hawking says black holes "are not the eternal prisons they were once thought." That's the easy version of his musings on the topic.
What happens when you fall into a black hole? Theories vary wildly, but one thing is certain: Black holes themselves don't actually suck, but getting pulled in to one probably would.
Ashley and Khail discuss the futility of life after learning the universe is slowly making fewer stars, explain how the "John Wick" franchise will utilize VR and watch ISS astronauts eat lettuce grown entirely in space. #TDRIP
Ashley and Khail discuss the futility of life after learning the universe is slowly making fewer stars, explain how the "John Wick" franchise will utilize VR and watch astronauts eat lettuce grown in space.
Correct: You'd die. But aside from that, what would happen if a black hole the size of a nickel suddenly appeared on Earth? A new video explains.
Researchers at the European Space Agency harness the natural lensing properties of cosmic gravity to get a closer look at a black hole.