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# black-holes - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

DCU researchers help solve cosmic riddle on the birth of massive black holes in the early universe
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# Watch This Space

DCU researchers help solve cosmic riddle on the birth of massive black holes in the early universe

Jan 23rd 2019, 11:02 PM 20,407 Views 45 Comments

When galaxies assemble extremely rapidly, and sometimes violently, it can lead to the formation of a massive black hole.

# black-holes - Saturday 7 January, 2017

There are 2,076 black holes lurking in this photo of deep space
# A Galaxy Far Far Away
# A Galaxy Far Far Away

There are 2,076 black holes lurking in this photo of deep space

Jan 7th 2017, 2:00 PM 19,897 Views 60 Comments

The central region of this image contains the highest concentration of supermassive black holes ever seen.

# black-holes - Monday 14 November, 2016

What is the theory of relativity all about?
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# Einstein

What is the theory of relativity all about?

Nov 14th 2016, 3:20 PM 1,830 Views 62 Comments

This is the century-old theory that has given us concepts like black holes and the big bang, writes Dr Cormac O’Raifeartaigh.

# black-holes - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Column: What does this week’s major physics breakthrough actually mean?
# Big Bang
# Big Bang

Column: What does this week’s major physics breakthrough actually mean?

Mar 20th 2014, 1:00 PM 47 Views 83 Comments

A new discovery has shed light on the beginning of the universe itself and will help us to understand how gravitational extremes like black holes work, writes Conor Farrell.

# black-holes - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

Gamma-ray burst blasted the Earth in 8th century
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# Black Holes

Gamma-ray burst blasted the Earth in 8th century

Jan 22nd 2013, 1:45 PM 10,917 Views 17 Comments

Space scientists have built on a study by an astrophysicist of the rings of ancient cedar trees – and concluded that two black holes collided.

# black-holes - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

NASA prepares to launch mission to hunt down black holes
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# NuSTAR

NASA prepares to launch mission to hunt down black holes

May 30th 2012, 8:15 PM 3,024 Views 18 Comments

High energy X-ray vision will be used in new orbiting telescope to “open a whole new window on the universe”.