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Black hole bombshell: Gravitational wave echoes may prove Stephen Hawking theory...

Gravitational wave echoes suggest a black hole’s event horizon may be more extreme than thought. University of Waterloo research reports the first tentative detection...

Supernova Betelgeuse: ‘Blast of energy’ detected near star – Did it...

Betelgeuse has hit the headlines in recent weeks as astronomers noticed that it was gradually dimming. Researchers have been monitoring the star for years,...

Scientists detected ripples in space and time from a potentially new...

neutron star mergerNational Science Foundation/LIGO/Sonoma State University/A. SimonnetScientists may have stumbled upon a previously unknown class of massive collision in the universe. On Monday, researchers...

LIGO Catches a Cosmic Battle Between Two Neutron Stars

Photo credit: GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CENTER/NASAFrom Popular MechanicsLIGO has picked up on gravitational waves emitted during a celestial scuffle between two neutron stars.Because only...

The Deep Space Decade: How a New Era of Exploration Came...

Photo credit: LIGOFrom Popular MechanicsPhoto credit: .The Decade, Reviewed looks back at the 2010s and how it changed human society forever. From 2010 to...

The biggest breakthroughs in space in 2019, from the farthest object...

parker solar probeNASAThis year was full of astronomical breakthroughs in space.Photos captured phenomena nobody had ever seen before. Ambitious spacecraft revealed new secrets about...

The most awe-inspiring scientific discoveries of the 2010s include the first...

black hole neutron starCarl Knox, OzGrav ARC Centre of ExcellenceIn the last decade, scientists around the world pulled off impressive feats: They imaged a...

An experiment that solved a 100-year-old mystery posed by Einstein just...

LIGO quantum squeezing deviceOne of the most remarkable experiments in history — a trio of giant machines that listen for ripples in spacetime called...

Astronomers find stellar black hole so large it shouldn't exist

Just because there's a picture of a black hole doesn't mean astronomers have figured out how they work. Chinese-led researchers have detected a stellar...

Black hole discovery: How an 'impossibly' heavy black hole will 'update...

The gravitational tug of a black hole makes it invisible to the naked eye because it swallows everything, including light.But astronomers worked around the...

The most mind-boggling scientific discoveries of 2019 include the first image...

event horizon telescope black hole simulated picture image accretion disk top 1Event Horizon Telescope/Hotaka ShiokawaIn 2019, scientists around the world pulled off some impressive...

NASA breakthrough: Major discovery on two meteors hold key to how...

The molecules are crucial for the development of life and its discovery suggests that meteor impacts may have delivered the sugars to Earth. One...

Black hole shock: New method to explore black holes explained –...

“Some of these frequencies are extremely high-bandwidth, while some are low-bandwidth, and our goal in the next era of gravitational wave astronomy is to...

Black hole shock: Scientists reveal bizarre sound of two black holes...

Black holes are one of the most powerful and forceful objects in the universe, and when two collide they send ripples through space time...

Mesmerising space photo reveals ‘invisible gravitational waves' rippling over Australia

The satellite photo, captured last week by Australian meteorology site Weatherzone, illustrates air rippling away from land and over the ocean. Rows of curved...
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