Images: Black Holes of the Universe

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X-Ray Spex

Credit: NASA Marshall Center
Black holes are some of the universe's most enigmatic and mysterious objects. Take a tour of some of the most famous ones in the cosmos. This image of…Read More »

the Cygnus X-1 binary star system is one of the first two focused high-energy X-ray images of any astron   Less «
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Tariq Malik, Managing Editor

Tariq Malik

Tariq joined Purch's team in 2001 as a staff writer, and later editor, covering human spaceflight, exploration and space science. He became's Managing Editor in 2009. Before joining, Tariq was a staff reporter for The Los Angeles Times. He is also an Eagle Scout (yes, he has the Space Exploration merit badge) and went to Space Camp four times as a kid and a fifth time as an adult. He has journalism degrees from the University of Southern California and New York University. To see his latest project, you can follow Tariq on Twitter and on Facebook.
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