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How Much of the Universe is Black Holes?

by Fraser Cain June 16, 2014

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on Twitter We all fear black holes, but how many of them are there out there, really? Between the stellar mass black holes and the supermassive ones, just how much of our Universe is black holes? There are two kinds of black holes […]

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Weekly Space Hangout – May 9, 2014: Virtual Universes & Plants for Mars

by Fraser Cain May 9, 2014

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Guests: Scott Lewis, Morgan Rehnberg, Casey Dreier Remove this ad Fraser Cain on Google+

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Where Is the Center of the Universe?

by Fraser Cain April 28, 2014

In a previous episode we hinted that every spot is at the center of the Universe. But why? It turns out, every way you look at it, you’re standing dead center at the middle of everything. And so is everyone else. Remove this ad Fraser Cain on Google+

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How Far Can You See in the Universe?

by Fraser Cain March 31, 2014

When you look into the night sky, you’re seeing tremendous distances away, even with your bare eyeball. But what’s the most distant object you can see with the unaided eye? And what if you get help with a pair of binoculars, a telescope, or even with the Hubble Space Telescope. Remove this ad Fraser Cain […]

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Cosmologists Cast Doubt on Inflation Evidence

by Jason Major March 24, 2014

It was just a week ago that the news blew through the scientific world like a storm: researchers from the BICEP2 project at the South Pole Telescope had detected unambiguous evidence of primordial gravitational waves in the cosmic microwave background, the residual rippling of space and time created by the sudden inflation of the Universe […]

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