The Super Pit is the largest open-pit gold mine in Australia. A canyon-size hole populated by house-size trucks, it's large enough to be seen from orbit. Here's what it looks like up close.
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.
A black hole that hasn't been heard of since 1989 has suddenly become active again and is now the brightest object in the X-ray sky.
A Swiss agriculture lab finds that the modern process of cheese making is making Swiss cheese look less Swiss cheesy.
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.
Technically Incorrect: An Icelandair flight is struck by lightning, but continues its journey from Iceland to Denver. The pilots had no idea of the damage.
It takes a mighty wind to keep stars from forming. Researchers have found one in a galaxy far, far away -- and NASA made a short movie about it.
Scientists have found a black hole 12 billion times more massive than the Sun that was formed so soon after the Big Bang it's challenging what we know about black holes.
A winner has been declared in the debate about stars, dark matter and black holes, and it can help us understand how elliptical galaxies grow.