DO NOT POST YET - Latest News for Black Holes Archive
28 May 2009, 12:09 PM ET
Singularities as observed - well, inferred, anyway - with the Chandra Observatory. No, not even X-Rays can escape a black hole. But the fuss kicked up can be illuminating. Podcast available from: chandra.harvard.edu
27 May 2009, 01:01 PM ET
Hefty black hole can devour two Earths worth of material per hour.
11 May 2009, 05:39 AM ET
Don't be fooled by peaceful looking "puff-ball" elliptical galaxies! Many house monstrous black holes spewing radioactive jets thousands of light years across the sky. "Bad Astronomy's" Phil Plait explains.
29 April 2009, 05:49 PM ET
Hundreds of massive black holes left over from the early universe may wander the Milky Way, according to new calculations.
28 April 2009, 09:02 AM ET
A gamma-ray burst from 13 billion light-years away smashes distance record.
22 April 2009, 07:01 PM ET
Dark gulping is a new hypothesis about how giant black holes might have formed from collapsing dark matter.
22 April 2009, 03:00 PM ET
A newly found primordial blob may represent the most massive object ever discovered in the early universe.
21 April 2009, 05:08 AM ET
The Dark Force
21 April 2009, 05:07 AM ET
Yesterdays News
20 April 2009, 01:20 PM ET
The Edge Of The Known
20 April 2009, 01:19 PM ET
The Matter Of Matter
20 April 2009, 01:19 PM ET
Many galaxies are members of groups or clusters. Since groups and clusters contain so many galaxies relatively close together, it should not be surprising that galaxies sometimes collide with each other.
20 April 2009, 01:19 PM ET
The Grand Architecture
20 April 2009, 01:17 PM ET
Galactic Lives
20 April 2009, 01:16 PM ET
The Tully Collection
20 April 2009, 01:00 PM ET
Beyond The Event Horizon
20 April 2009, 01:00 PM ET
Galaxy: Home
20 April 2009, 12:59 PM ET
Extra-Solar Worlds
20 April 2009, 12:47 PM ET
Jewels And Junk
20 April 2009, 12:34 PM ET
The Moon and Earth eclipse choreography is explained.
20 April 2009, 12:28 PM ET
Aircraft, robotic satellites and the International Space Station flow past us in orbits that look like "Rivers In The Sky"
20 April 2009, 12:25 PM ET
Know Your Place
20 April 2009, 12:25 PM ET
How big is the universe? How do you measure distances in space? Radar and other methods can help you out.
20 April 2009, 12:12 PM ET
Take an in depth tour of our universe with astronomer Brent Tully.
20 April 2009, 08:38 AM ET
What spectroscopes do for astronomers and how the HST will use one.
14 April 2009, 12:37 PM ET
A jet of gas spewing from a huge black hole has mysteriously brightened, flaring to 90 times its normal glow.
12 March 2009, 11:02 AM ET
Fermi telescope team makes map, list of best gamma ray sources yet found.
04 March 2009, 01:01 PM ET
Spectrum of quasar shows evidence of orbiting binary black hole system.
28 January 2009, 09:00 AM ET
Astronomers used Playstation 3 consoles to study black hole vibrations.
27 January 2009, 10:56 AM ET
When a supermassive star dies, it's corpse collapses into a knot so tight not even light can escape. This drain on the fabric of the Universe warps the shape of space. And the flow of time.
26 January 2009, 10:09 AM ET
VLT Adaptive Optics shows stellar nurseries, black hole at center of nearby galaxy.
06 January 2009, 05:31 PM ET
Observations show black holes once more massive than galactic bulges, likely came first.
05 January 2009, 12:22 PM ET
Discovery of proto-stars near galactic center show stars can form near black hole.
18 December 2008, 08:03 AM ET
What's more than 100 times brighter than a supernova? Well, it's all in how you look at it. Astrophysicist Mike Shara helps us understand that what you see depends on where you are...
16 December 2008, 11:48 AM ET
The material around black holes has a uniform shape.
16 December 2008, 07:00 AM ET
Astronomer David Meier on the Universe's Most Extreme Sport