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Black Hole Caught Burping

[On June 15, NASA’s Swift caught the onset of a rare X-ray outburst from a stellar-mass black hole in the binary system V404 Cygni. Astronomers around the world are watching the event. In this system, a stream of gas from

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Travel Inside A Black Hole, Courtesy VSauce

Awesome Vsauce episode on black holes. Enjoy!

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A Word, A Place, And Something Else–Interstellar Fun

During the long weekend, the SGB household had a few visitors and together, we binge watched a lot of movies. One of which was the fairly recent, Christopher Nolan space epic Interstellar. Loved it, again. I know there are a

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Black Hole 12 Billion Times Bigger Than The Sun?

SDSS J0100+2802. That’s the name of the quasar hosting the massive black hole most recently spotted by human scientists. The international team led by astronomers from Peking University in China and from the University of Arizona recently announced it in their

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