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Feb 11, 2016 10:35 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Detection of gravitational waves from colliding black holes has been confirmed, proving a critical Einstein theory.
Feb 11, 2016 01:40 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
We now have the ability to listen in on the most violent events in our cosmos. Thank you Einstein!
Feb 8, 2016 09:34 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Gravity waves, gravitational waves and primordial gravitational waves... what do they mean? Is there a difference?
Jan 26, 2016 12:42 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The space telescope has captured a stunning view of a galaxy that just won't conform to a regular shape.
Jan 16, 2016 02:53 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
This massive black hole candidate may be of the 'intermediate-mass' variety, possibly tying up a perplexing astrophysical puzzle.
Jan 8, 2016 02:35 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Astronomers have discovered a rather odd discrepancy in the heart of a distant galaxy -- it contains two supermassive black holes, but one of those black holes is 'naked', with few stars surrounding it.
Jan 6, 2016 01:30 PM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
Does Earth belong to the first generation of habitable planets in the universe? One astrophysicist's work suggest it's possible, although we may never know for sure.
Jan 5, 2016 03:12 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
A NASA observatory has zoomed-in on the Milky Way's galactic big 'sister' and spied 40 X-ray binaries, objects that are believed to be a key factor in the heating of interstellar gases and therefore major drivers of galaxy evolution.
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