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Black hole simulation solves a mystery about their accretion disks

A new study by an international team of astrophysicists have validated an age-old theory about how accretion disks behave.

2 weeks ago

Antimatter Behaves Exactly the Same as Regular Matter in Double Slit Experiments

An experiment recently conducted by the QUPLAS collaboration confirmed the dual, particle-wave nature of antimatter.

1 month ago

Barfing Neutron Stars Reveal Their Inner Guts

We don't really understand neutron stars. Oh, we know that they are - they're the leftover remnants of some of…

2 months ago

Using Black Holes to Conquer Space: The Halo Drive!

According to a new study, black holes could be used as a gravitational slingshot, allowing for interstellar space exploration.

3 months ago

Massive Photons Could Explain Dark Matter, But Don’t

I’ll be the first to admit that we don’t understand dark matter. We do know for sure that something funny…

3 months ago

Astronomers are Using NASA’s Deep Space Network to Hunt for Magnetars

Right, magnetars. Perhaps one of the most ferocious beasts to inhabit the cosmos. Loud, unruly, and temperamental, they blast their…

4 months ago

How The Sun’s Scorching Corona Stays So Hot

We've got a mystery on our hands. The surface of the sun has a temperature of about 6,000 Kelvin -…

4 months ago

CERN is Planning to Build a Much Larger Particle Collider. Much, Much, Larger.

CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, wants to build a particle collider that will dwarf the Large Hadron Collider…

5 months ago

New Research Reveals How Galaxies Stay Hot and Bothered

It's relatively easy for galaxies to make stars. Start out with a bunch of random blobs of gas and dust.…

6 months ago

The Large Hadron Collider has been Shut Down, and Will Stay Down for Two Years While they Perform Major Upgrades

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is getting a big boost to its performance. Unfortunately, for fans of ground-breaking physics, the…

7 months ago