Astronomy, Black Holes, ESO
30 Jul , 2018 by Matt Williams
For the first time in history, Einstein’s theory of General Relativity was confirmed by observing a star orbiting the supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy
26 Jun , 2018 by Matt Williams
In a recent study, a team of international astronomers used the gravitational lensing technique to study the most distant individual star ever observed.
Astronomy, Cosmology, Dark Energy
15 May , 2018 by Matt Williams
In a series of new studies, an international team of researchers found that if we live in a multiverse, it is likely to be as habitable as our own.
4 May , 2018 by Matt Williams
Stephen Hawking’s final theory, which was recently published, offers an new take on the Big Bang Theory that could revolutionize the way we think of the Universe
Astronomy, Black Holes
12 Apr , 2018 by Matt Williams
According to a new study by an international team of astronomers, black hole mergers are common in globular star clusters
12 Jan , 2018 by Matt Williams
Thanks to a recent study by an international team of researchers, scientists now know why rapidly-spinning black holes blast out jets of charged particles.
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets
2 Jan , 2018 by Matt Williams
The Gravitational Microlensing method relies on rare events (one star passing in front of another) to focus light and search for exoplanets.
Astronomy, Gravitational Waves, News
4 Oct , 2017 by Matt Williams
For their immeasurable contributions to the discovery of gravitational waves, Caltech professors Kip S. Thorne and Barry C. Barish, and MIT professor emeritus Rainer Weiss, were awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics.
Astronomy, Cosmology, Gravitational Waves
28 Sep , 2017 by Matt Williams
The Advanced LIGO and Advanced Virgo detectors recently made the first simultaneous detection of gravitational waves, ushering in a new era of research.
11 Sep , 2017 by Matt Williams
A new study by an international team of astrophysicists has demonstrated that gravitational waves could be detected coming from exploding stars
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