Tagged With Astrophysics

The Arecibo telescope's 900-ton platform has crashed into its disk below and destroyed the iconic radio observatory


NASA patented a faster, cheaper route to the moon. The first spacecraft to use it could make Nobel Prize-winning discoveries about the universe.


Astrophysicists published the largest 3D map of the universe ever made, filling in 11 billion years of history



Betelgeuse likely won't die as a supernova in your life. But astronomers are finding 'red nova' stars that may soon violently explode.


An experiment that solved a 100-year-old mystery posed by Einstein just got up to 50% more powerful by squeezing light


Why astrophysicists think there's a black hole in our solar system



A mesmerising NASA animation shows how a nearby black hole would warp spacetime like a fun-house mirror


Scientists think they have observed a black hole swallowing a neutron star for the first time. It made ripples in space and time, as Einstein predicted.


Scientists just released the first-ever photograph of a black hole. Some people think it looks like a 'smudge on the lens.'


The first-ever picture of a black hole is fuzzy. These incredible illustrations help explain what it shows.


The first 'groundbreaking' pictures of a black hole may be unveiled on Wednesday. Here's what scientists think those images will look like.


An experiment that solved a 100-year-old mystery posed by Einstein is about to turn back on — and it's more powerful than ever



A 'mind-boggling' telescope find has revealed the point of no return for our galaxy's monster black hole


NASA is about to 'touch' a star for the first time — here are the hellish conditions the Parker Solar Probe must survive


A ghostly particle detected in Antarctica has led astronomers to a super-massive spinning black hole called a 'blazar'


Scientists are solving the alien origins of Europium, a strange metal found in TVs, plastics, and lasers



Neil deGrasse Tyson explains what Earth will look like in 500 years


Newly discovered gravitational waves hint that 'cities' of black holes may lurk in space


NASA is about to launch the fastest spacecraft in history in a $1.5-billion attempt to 'touch the sun' for the first time


NASA released incredible new animations of a star that exploded with the energy of 100 million suns