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Nov 24, 2015 06:20 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Exactly 100 years ago on Nov. 25, 2015, physicist Albert Einstein, then 36, presented a fourth and final lecture to the Prussian Academy of Sciences about his new general theory of relativity.
Nov 24, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
To celebrate 100 years since Einstein formulated his theory of general relativity, we celebrate the beautiful observations created by a spacetime phenomenon known as gravitational lensing.
Nov 9, 2015 08:39 AM ET // Stuart Gary, ABC Science Online
The explosion in a distant galaxy cluster is ongoing and has been continuing for the last 100 million years.
Oct 13, 2015 07:53 AM ET // Jesse Emspak,
If you could hear the stuff that swirls around black holes, it would probably sound like the empty spaces on the radio dial.
Sep 24, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
The supermassive black hole in the center of our galaxy has started to stir and astronomers are pondering whether the uptick in flare activity has been triggered by the passage of a mysterious dust-enshrouded star.
Aug 28, 2015 05:58 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In a galaxy, 600 million light-years away, a black hole deathmatch is ripping up spacetime, exposing some fascinating dynamics at the heart of a powerful quasar.
Aug 27, 2015 12:06 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Has Stephen Hawking found the 'emergency exit' for information falling into a black hole?
Aug 26, 2015 08:34 AM ET // Mike Wall,
Stephen Hawking may have just solved one of the most vexing mysteries in physics — the 'information paradox.'
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