black hole

Branching Out

Branching Out

The latest data from ESO’s Very Large Telescope suggests that the orbits of those stars around the supermassive black hole at the center of our Milky Way may show the subtle effects predicted by Einstein’s general theory of relativity. Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: Black Hole

Asni’s Art Blog: Black Hole

Black holes represent a deep seated fear of being sucked into the void, propelled out of existence. Read More »

Black Holes – Sleeping Giants?

Black Holes – Sleeping Giants?

Turns out that one of the most terrifying of astronomical objects may be a giver of life. Andrew Weston explains. Read More »

What’s in a Nova?

What’s in a Nova?

There's a new star in the sky, or rather one that's on the order of ten thousand times brighter than it was a few days ago. Read More »

Cosmic Dance

Cosmic Dance

Origins: Where Stars are Born, by D. Turner – ReiVegan on DeviantArt Who isn’t fascinated by the images of outer space, which have become available over the last few decades from ever more powerful telescopes: the iridescent colour play o... Read More »