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If you really want to understand space, you need to understand black holes. Although, to be fair, understanding them is still very much a work in progress…
The Event Horizon Telescope’s image of M87* is so good that theorists thought it was too good to be true.
A star named V883 Ori is going through a growth spurt, and as it does, it’s showing us just how abundant the building blocks of life might be throughout the universe.
A recent paper imagines a new explanation for the strange motions of Trans-Neptunian Objects observed by astronomers for the last 200 years, but it doesn’t mean that we won’t still search for Planet Nine.
Saturn’s rings are young and might be gone almost as quickly as they appeared in planetary terms, according to the latest research by NASA.
Black holes aren’t just the densest, most massive objects in space. They might also be some of the fastest.
It turns out that one of the oldest objects in the known universe is only a few thousand light years from Earth.
A new paper about the bizarre interstellar visitor to our solar system says it may well be a lost alien spacecraft. But there’s a big snag with that idea...
Despite their fearsome reputation, we simply wouldn't exist without black holes.
Flat Earthers don't seem to realize that their theory violates basic laws of physics.