Black holes

Back in Black Holes: This year's Physics Nobel again shows Universe was understood in Albert Einstein’s head

Back in Black Holes: This year's Physics Nobel again shows Universe was understood in Albert Einstein’s head

If space was conceived in a Hollywood basement, the universe was understood in Albert Einstein’s head.

Mammoth collision of 'impossible' black holes detected for the first time

Mammoth collision of 'impossible' black holes detected for the first time

The two black holes merged when the universe was only about seven billion years old, which is roughly half its present age.

Let there be light: What happens when two black holes collide

Let there be light: What happens when two black holes collide

Collision between two black holes result in gravitational waves in space and time. Since black holes don't give off light, the collisions...Read More

Gravitational waves detected for first time from newly born blackhole: Study

Gravitational waves detected for first time from newly born blackhole: Study

The study, published in the journal Physical Review Letters, increases the possibility that black holes exhibit only three observable pro...Read More

Dark matter not made up of tiny black holes

Dark matter not made up of tiny black holes

Tokyo: Dark matter is not made up of primordial black holes smaller than a tenth of a millimetre, say scientists who have put the theory ...Read More

Why it is good to be a black hole

Why it is good to be a black hole

Stop the flow of negativity; stop the chain reaction to misery, writes APARNA KAPOOR

Stephen Hawking passes away: Tributes pour in for Twitter for ‘outstanding scientist’

Stephen Hawking passes away: Tributes pour in for Twitter for ‘outstanding scientist’

Author of the Brief History Of Time Stephen Hawking passed away today, at the age of 76. Hawking became especially famous for his groundb...Read More

Black holes’ winds giving life to stars

Black holes’ winds giving life to stars

Scientists have detected stars forming within powerful winds of material blasted out from supermassive black holes at the cores of galaxi...Read More

Are black holes ‘back doors’ to other parts of universe?

Are black holes ‘back doors’ to other parts of universe?

London: Black holes may be a portal that can transfer matter to another part of the universe, rather than destroying it, a new study has ...Read More

Gravitational waves can tell how black holes are born

Gravitational waves can tell how black holes are born

London: Gravitational waves or ripples in space-time captured by space detectors could soon be used to discover when and how some of the ...Read More

Why some galaxies have become barren

Why some galaxies have become barren

New York: Scientists have discovered that hot interstellar winds powered by supermassive black holes in certain galaxies are fuelling a k...Read More

Faintest galaxy that’s far, far away spotted

Faintest galaxy that’s far, far away spotted

Washington D.C: A long time ago, there was a galaxy far, far away, and now, a team of astronomers has zoomed in on it.

Light and a Shadow: The Mother

Light and a Shadow: The Mother

If you look at yourself carefully, you will see that one always carries in oneself the opposite of the virtue one has to realise (Iuse “v...Read More

Supermassive black holes are more common than we believed

Supermassive black holes are more common than we believed

Washington D.C: Supermassive black holes may be lurking everywhere in the universe, according to a recent study. A near-record supermassi...Read More

Space lovers, you can now see black hole with naked eyes

Space lovers, you can now see black hole with naked eyes

Johannesburg: Have black holes always fascinated you? Well, all you need is a 20 cm telescope to observe a nearby active black hole.

Nearest galaxy powered by two black holes: Astronomers

Nearest galaxy powered by two black holes: Astronomers

Washington: Astronomers using NASA’s Hubble telescope have found that the nearest galaxy to Earth that hosts a quasar is powered by two c...Read More

Are black holes really arbiters of doom? 

Are black holes really arbiters of doom? 

Washington:  As per a physicist, the recently proposed idea that black holes have “firewalls” that destroy all they touch has a loophole,...Read More

Black holes emit ‘ferocious’ winds that prevent star formation

Black holes emit ‘ferocious’ winds that prevent star formation

London: Astronomers have revealed that black holes emit ferocious winds that eventually drives away galaxy’s reservoir of molecular gas, ...Read More

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