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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 November 29, 2015


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


Clothing resale app Poshmark slips into wholesale

The startup is offering its sellers a chance to purchase new items at wholesale, instead of relying solely on used items to fill their online shops.

By October 28, 2015


Google launches new Chromecast music streaming device

Chromecast Audio can plug into any speaker with a headphone jack to wirelessly stream music from your mobile device or PC.

By September 29, 2015


Google wants to become the one-stop shop of tech

The search giant shows off two smartphones, two streaming devices, a tablet and a new version of its Android software. Google's message is clear: We can be your everything.

By September 29, 2015


X-ray echoes map the distance to a neutron star

Interstellar echoes from a flaring neutron star have allowed astronomers to solve a mystery -- pinpointing the star's location.

By June 24, 2015


Collision on the black hole superhighway

Astronomers have pieced together Hubble data to observe a collision between knots of matter in the jet of a supermassive black hole for the first time.

By May 29, 2015


New planet-hunting tool chases after star system's little brown dwarf

The Sphere instrument on the VLT in Chile peers with all its might into the blackness around a binary star system and returns a surprise for astronomers.

By February 18, 2015


NASA spots massive outburst from our very own black hole

Its root cause still undetermined, a huge X-ray flare from the Milky Way's center has made NASA scientists sit up and take notice.

By January 6, 2015


NASA finds 'Mighty Mouse' pulsar brighter than 10 million suns

The discovery of a new unusually bright dead star leads astronomers to question assumptions about a type of cosmic radiation -- and pulsars themselves.

By October 8, 2014