Black Holes (Space) Category

April 10, 2019

Black Hole Image Revealed for First Time Ever

Astronomers at last have captured a picture of the darkest entities in the cosmos.

April 10, 2019

What Is a Black Hole? Here’s Our Guide for Earthlings

Welcome to the place of no return — a region in space where the gravitational pull is so strong that not even light can escape it. This is a black hole.

April 8, 2019

In Bubbles, She Sees a Mathematical Universe

For Karen Uhlenbeck, winner of the Abel Prize for math, a whimsical phenomenon offers a window onto higher dimensions.