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Down A Black Hole

Let’s shed some light on the mysteries of black holes.

The Very First Image Of A Black Hole

After 20 years of coordinating a global network of radio dishes, the Event Horizon Telescope photographed the shadow of a black hole.

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Where Does Black Hole Science Go After The First Picture Of One?

Researchers who worked on the Event Horizon Telescope have released the first image of a black hole’s shadow. Now what?

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Take the plunge.

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The Road to LIGO

Janna Levin’s book Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space reveals what it took to pull off one of “big science’s” biggest experiments: the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO).

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Life Beyond Earth

We delve into the science of listening, and looking, for possibilities of life in the universe.

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