Black Holes

Miniature Black Holes at the Large Hadron Collider Could Confirm Parallel Universes and Gravity's Rainbow

If mini black holes were detected at the Large Hadron Collider, it would provide evidence for parallel universes, superstring theory,...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 18 March 2015 - 5:07PM

How to Spot a Quasar with Your Backyard Telescope

Quasars are extremely distant from us, with the closest quasar detected at 2.44 billion light years away from Earth. But amazingly...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 - 5:23PM

Interstellar VFX Team Publishes Scientific Study About Constructing an Accurate Black Hole

Interstellar certainly wasn't a perfect movie, but it did have one huge advantage in the form of scientific consulting from Kip...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 13 February 2015 - 3:40PM

Gravity's Rainbow Theory May Solve Black Hole Information Paradox

No, this isn't the story of Thomas Pynchon's novel solving the information paradox, but it's still pretty cool. According to a new...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 30 January 2015 - 3:23PM

Astronomers Observe 'Lightning' Coming Out of a Black Hole

For the first time, astronomers from an international research group have observed a lightning-like phenomena emitted from the center...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 10 November 2014 - 4:05PM

Researcher Mathematically Proves that Black Holes Do Not Exist

A black hole has long served as a metaphor for nothingness, but is it possible that they literally don't exist? UNC-Chapel Hill...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 - 1:16PM

How Early Black Holes Grew to Be Billions of Times the Mass of Our Sun

Supermassive black holes at the ends of our universe may have grown extremely rapidly after the Big Bang, allowing them to grow to a...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 11 August 2014 - 3:23PM

Did a Black Hole Give Birth to Our Universe?

Did the Big Bang begin inside a four-dimensional black hole? Researchers from the Perimeter Institute have published research which...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 07 August 2014 - 4:43PM

White Holes: The Death of a Black Hole Gives Rise to Its Perfect Inverse?

Does a black hole explode into a "white hole" when it dies? Where a black hole is essentially an enormous vacuum from which nothing,...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 21 July 2014 - 10:05AM

Andromeda, Chock Full Of Black Holes

According to data from Chandra, our neighboring galaxy, Andromeda, is absolutely packed full of black holes. 26 black holes candidates...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 13 June 2013 - 7:00AM