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Stephen Hawking declares: 'There are no black holes'

Consternation and angst reign after the famed physicist suggests there are no black holes from which light can't escape to infinity.

By January 25, 2014

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Chandra Observatory reveals the awesome might of the black hole

One of the most powerful black holes in the observable universe has been revealed by NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory.

By January 23, 2014

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NASA spots giant black hole rejecting food

Astronomers at the Chandra X-ray Observatory explain why the black hole at the heart of the Milky Way galaxy doesn't consume everything in sight.

By August 31, 2013

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Milky Way's black hole catches itself a snack

The supermassive black hole at the centre of our galaxy has been spotted slurping up a cloud of hot gas that is falling into it.

By May 7, 2013

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Canon EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Extender 1.4X

You get you what you pay for with the Canon EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Extender 1.4X: superlative performance and flexibility.

July 8, 2013

4.5 stars Editors' rating July 8, 2013
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Watch a black hole munch up a giant planet

Astronomers have spotted a black hole waking up and snacking on a giant planet that got a little too close.

By April 9, 2013

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Using space telescopes to measure black hole distortion

The ability to measure the distortion of space and time near the supermassive black holes lurking at the hearts of many, if not all, large galaxies may give astronomers a new tool for studying galactic evolution.

By February 27, 2013

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The beauty of black holes (pictures)

Difficult to see, these enormously dense objects are buried at the hearts of galaxies.

17 Images By February 27, 2013

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X-rays key to spin rate of black holes (pictures)

Data from the European Space Agency's XMM-Newton and NASA's NuSTAR space telescopes is enabling astronomers to measure the rate of spin for black holes.

6 Images February 27, 2013

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Did explosion spawn Milky Way's youngest black hole? (pictures)

An oddly shaped supernova remnant may contain our galaxy's most recent -- and closest -- black hole.

5 Images By February 14, 2013