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Astronomers Detect Visible Light From Black Hole for First Time

Innovation<p>For the first time, astronomers have seen dim flickers of visible light from near a black hole, researchers with an international science team said. In fact, the light could be visible to anyone with a moderate-size telescope.<p>These dramatically variable fluctuations of light are yielding …

Astronomers find dozens of runaway stars

As water piles up before a ship, so material stacks up ahead of high-mass stars moving fast through space. These cosmic bows shocks revealed the …

Here's the Difference Between a Hydrogen Bomb and an Atom Bomb

In some ways it’s a shame human beings ever figured out how the sun works. If we hadn’t figured that out, we never would have learned how nuclear …

Four new elements added to periodic table

The new elements – elements 113, 115, 117 and 118 – complete the periodic table’s seventh row and make science textbooks around the world instantly …

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