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VLT black-hole instrument discovers new binary star

The Very Large Telescope's black-hole instrument has been activated, and has already made a stellar discovery.

By 14 January 2016

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Physics whizzes create 'black hole' to stop urinal splash-back

Aiming to keep khakis clean of urine droplets, a team of researchers turn to moss to develop an insert that will grab more pee.

By 1 December 2015

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Black hole observed devouring a star

An international team of astronomers has witnessed an "extremely rare" event: a black hole eating a star then ejecting a near light-speed flare.

By 30 November 2015

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Universe-shaking black-hole collision coming sooner than expected?

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.

By 19 September 2015

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Physicist Hawking says there's a way out of a black hole

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.

By 26 August 2015

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This is what happens when you fall into a black hole (pictures)

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.

18 Images By 23 August 2015

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Emo universe slowly creating less energy, wearing more black holes (Tomorrow Daily 223)

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

By 12 August 2015

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We ask why the universe is giving up on itself (Tomorrow Daily 223)

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.

By 12 August 2015

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Here's what would happen to you if you encountered a small black hole

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.

By 17 July 2015

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Using the gravity of the universe to peer into a black hole

Researchers at the European Space Agency harness the natural lensing properties of cosmic gravity to get a closer look at a black hole.

By 8 July 2015