Tagged With Astrophysics

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

Astronomers have found 7 Earth-size planets circling a dwarf star -- and they might harbour life

NASA just dashed our dreams of ever moving to this Earth-sized exoplanet

The US military released a study on warp drives and faster-than-light travel. Here's what a theoretical physicist thinks of it.

Here's how high you could jump on other worlds in the solar system

Astronomers think a rare and explosive 'red nova' will light up the night sky in a few years

2,076 black holes are lurking in this photo