Gravitational-wave astronomy may help researchers paint a more complete picture of black hole activity.
A black hole is a location in space that possesses so much gravity, nothing can escape its pull, even light. Learn more about what black holes are and the latest news.
New calculations suggest that some black holes can grow hair, but they can't keep it for long. Alas, they go bald again.
Like the famous video game superhero Pac-Man, black holes may grow by gobbling up feasts — in their case, other black holes.
You're about to take a dip into the inky blackness of a giant black hole and see what's on the other side of that enigmatic event horizon. What will you find inside? Read on, brave explorer.
As humankind's ancestors were learning to walk upright, a star was launched from the supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy at a staggering 3.7 million mph (6 million km/h).
Have you ever wondered what would happen if Earth got gobbled up by a black hole (apart from everybody dying, of course)? Now you can find out, thanks to the online Black Hole Collision Calculator.
Scientists found streams of gas rotating in opposite directions around a distant, supermassive black hole, offering new clues for how black holes grew so rapidly in the early universe.
Weird star wiggles could betray the presence of wormholes, if these fabled space-time tunnels do indeed exist, a new study suggests.
Thousands of planets may form and orbit around the kind of supermassive black holes found in the cores of most, if not all, galaxies, a new study finds.
If you've ever thought about what it might be like to visit a black hole, NASA has shared a video and a few postcards that may have you reconsidering.
This spring, scientists released the first-ever image of a black hole — but what they really want is to create a movie of a black hole.
Astronomers have long hunted a mysterious planet in the outer reaches of our solar system. These scientists think that it might really be a primordial black hole,
Take three of the most massive objects in the universe, smoosh them together, and the fireworks are sure to be astounding — and maybe, someday, scientists will see the collision.
Recently, we had the first picture of a black hole. Now, NASA has a new visualization showing how these immense objects work.
Scientists have spotted what may be the best example yet of a star being ripped to shreds by a massive black hole. Here's what they found.