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The five-decade-old paradox — long thought key to linking quantum theory with Einstein’s theory of gravity — is falling to a new generation of thinkers. Netta Engelhardt is leading the way.
Supermassive black holes emit jets of white-hot plasma that stretch thousands of light-years across the cosmos. For the first time, researchers have identified what’s creating these jets.
Ultrahigh-energy cosmic rays twist and turn on their way to Earth, which has made it nearly impossible to identify the colossal monsters that create them.
A supernova-like explosion dubbed the Camel appears to be the result of a newborn black hole eating a star from the inside out.
One black hole is nice, but astrophysicists can do a lot more science with 50 of them.
A new study shows that extreme black holes could break the famous “no-hair” theorem, and in a way that we could detect.
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