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Astronomers are puzzled by a mysterious dead star

On August 14th, 2019, the International LIGO-Virgo Collaboration -- an array of antennas in the US and Italy -- detected odd gravitational waves. The...

Black hole or neutron star? Gravitational waves bring a cosmic conundrum...

An artist’s conception shows the imminent merger of two mismatched black holes. The mystery object involved in the merger detected last year might have...

'Black neutron star' discovery baffles astronomers

The LIGO-Virgo collaboration runs some of the most exquisite scientific instruments ever builtScientists have discovered an astronomical object that has never been observed before.The...

Deep in the Cosmic Forest, a Black Hole Goldilocks Might Like

Seven hundred and forty million years ago, a star disappeared in a shriek of X-rays.In 2006 a pair of satellites, NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory...

How’s the View From a Spinning Star?

What would the sky look like if you could stand on the surface of a pulsar?— Kathryn S., SeattleA blur, mostly.A pulsar is a...

NASA selects finalists for next small astrophysics mission

WASHINGTON — NASA has selected four finalists for the agency’s next small astrophysics mission, including both spacecraft and International Space Station experiments to study...

Black hole shock: NASA snaps a spontaneous outburst of radiation 30,000...

The flaring black hole turned out to be a so-called X-ray binary in the constellation Columba.X-ray binaries are a class of star or black...

Space SHOCK: Scientists stunned as two-star system spins so fast it...

The phenomenon was caused by a neutron star orbiting a rapidly spinning white dwarf star. Scientists had been tracking the extraordinary binary star for about 20...

Black hole shock: THIS is how you could move back and...

Space and time are intertwined, called space-time, and gravity has the ability to stretch space-time. Objects with a large mass will be able to...

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...

Nikki Bella Shares How Quarantine Is Leading Her To A Possible...

Everyone is going through a difficult time during this Coronavirus pandemic that is not nearing its end any time soon. The only people who...