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Apr 6, 2016 06:55 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The true nature of mysterious fast radio bursts (FRBs) may not have been revealed after all.
Apr 6, 2016 01:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Astronomers have found a monster black hole, some 17 billion times more massive than the sun, in a modestly sized galaxy, raising suspicions that supermassive black holes may be much more common than originally thought.
Mar 28, 2016 08:57 AM ET // AFP
The device briefly made contact with ground crews but has since disappeared.
Mar 15, 2016 10:50 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Astronomers have observed a supermassive black hole in a distant quasar and made a stunning discovery -- it's spinning one-third the speed of light.
Mar 7, 2016 11:52 AM ET
From the brightest supernovae to the blackest of holes, space sure knows how to provide extremes. But, it's not as easy as just taking a look to decide which objects are how bright or dark. DNews crunches the numbers.
Feb 23, 2016 07:15 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The pair of black holes the set off the first detection of gravitational waves through space may have been spawned by the death of a single, massive star.
Feb 16, 2016 01:26 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Black hole theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking has some thoughts on the discovery of gravitational waves.
Feb 13, 2016 04:13 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
We now live in a universe that we know is humming with gravitational waves -- why is that important?
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