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Everything you want to know about the first ever image of a black hole
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Everything you want to know about the first ever image of a black hole

The black hole in the centre of our Milky Way is about 1000 times less massive than the one in M87.

Could rotating black holes be gentle portals for hyperspace travel in the future?
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Could rotating black holes be gentle portals for hyperspace travel in the future?

Black holes are considered potential shortcuts through spacetime to cross cosmic distances.

Black hole event horizon: Stunning images of black holes we've never actually seen
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Black hole event horizon: Stunning images of black holes we've never actually seen

Researchers may soon release the first-ever close up of the edge of a black hole in the Milky Way.

Hawking's tiny black hole theory doesn't account for dark matter, study points out
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Hawking's tiny black hole theory doesn't account for dark matter, study points out

The study draws on gravitational lensing, which occurs only if a star, black hole & observer are in alignment.

First closeup image of a black hole ever taken might be unveiled on 10 April
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First closeup image of a black hole ever taken might be unveiled on 10 April

The closest supermassive black hole to us is thought to be at the heart of the Milky Way galaxy.

Jyoti Dogra on her play The Black Hole, drawing connections between life and science on stage
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Jyoti Dogra on her play The Black Hole, drawing connections between life and science on stage

Playwright Jyoti Dogra's latest performance piece uses the blackhole as a metaphor to mean human life — the line of difference between who is dead and who is alive

3,00,000 newly-discovered galaxies mapped in groundbreaking survey of the universe
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3,00,000 newly-discovered galaxies mapped in groundbreaking survey of the universe

The team also plans to map the entire northern sky in high-res, potentially revealing millions more.

Canadian researchers closer to solving one of astronomy’s biggest mysteries
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Canadian researchers closer to solving one of astronomy’s biggest mysteries

These things come to us from halfway across the universe & we know so little about them: Researcher.

A mysterious cosmic flare, 'the cow' might just be the birth of a black hole
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A mysterious cosmic flare, 'the cow' might just be the birth of a black hole

Scientists also think that the flare could be a monster black hole shredding a passing star.

Black holes are not donut shaped but dynamic fountains of gaseous matter: Study
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Black holes are not donut shaped but dynamic fountains of gaseous matter: Study

Gas from the center of black holes interacts with infalling gas to create a dynamic circulation.

Einstein Prize-winning Indo-American Professor Abhay Ashtekar talks gravity, physics
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Einstein Prize-winning Indo-American Professor Abhay Ashtekar talks gravity, physics

Ashtekar contributed to the understanding of black holes, quantum gravity and quantum cosmology.

Artificial intelligence bot trained by researchers to spot black holes and radio galaxies
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Artificial intelligence bot trained by researchers to spot black holes and radio galaxies

This means more time for scientists to spend looking at new types of galaxies: Researcher.

Physicists may have spotted remains of black holes from a 'previous' universe
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Physicists may have spotted remains of black holes from a 'previous' universe

There were other universes before our own, and they too were full of black holes, the study says.

Stephen Hawking's ashes lie among the science greats Charles Darwin and Isaac Newton
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Stephen Hawking's ashes lie among the science greats Charles Darwin and Isaac Newton

Hawking was interred in the abbey's Scientists' Corner, beneath a stone inscribed: "Here lies what was mortal of Stephen Hawking'' .

Scientists discover a rapidly growing black hole that can devour Sun-like massive objects
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Scientists discover a rapidly growing black hole that can devour Sun-like massive objects

The energy emitted from this newly discovered supermassive black hole, also known as a quasar, was mostly ultraviolet light but also radiated x-rays.

Stephen Hawking, and a brief history of the Big Bang
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Stephen Hawking, and a brief history of the Big Bang

Did Stephen Hawking and Roger Penrose’s work conclusively prove the Big Bang origin of the Universe?

The centre of Milky Way galaxy might be home to thousands of blackholes: Study
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The centre of Milky Way galaxy might be home to thousands of blackholes: Study

The team observed the X-ray signatures of 12 black hole binaries within three light years of Sagittarius A.

The Stephen Hawking I knew: Physicist unravelled mysteries of the cosmos that even Einstein overlooked
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The Stephen Hawking I knew: Physicist unravelled mysteries of the cosmos that even Einstein overlooked

Stephen Hawking's greatest contribution was on cosmology and black hole physics.

Stephen Hawking, a genuine legend: Originality, magnitude of contributions account for his mythic status
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Stephen Hawking, a genuine legend: Originality, magnitude of contributions account for his mythic status

You could strip away all the sensational aspects of Stephen Hawking's life and the scientific legacy that remains, will be in physics textbooks a hundred years from now

Stephen Hawking Dead; updates: Physicist had warned that humans would have to leave Earth in 100 years
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Stephen Hawking Dead; updates: Physicist had warned that humans would have to leave Earth in 100 years

Physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking, known for his work on black holes and gravity, has died aged 76, a spokesperson for the family has said.