Black Hole

Mehdi's Morning Memo: 'Nazi' Ukip Has Done Us A Favour, Says Tory MP

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 07.03.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Friday 7 March 2014... 1) 'NAZI' UKIP HAS DONE US A FAVOUR, SAYS TORY MP Forget the infamous 'fruit...

Stephen Hawking: 'There Are No Black Holes'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK Tech

Stephen Hawking might have just lost himself a bet. Again. The famed physicist has written in a new paper that "there are no black holes" - despite...

WATCH: Black Hole Death Spiral Of Doomed Gas Cloud

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.09.2013 | UK Tech

The literal death spiral of a gas cloud as it races towards its doom inside a black hole at the heart of our galaxy has been captured by astronomers. ...

'Fastest-Ever' Star Orbits Black Hole At 2 Million MPH

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 20.05.2013 | UK Tech

Astronomers have found an astonishing star and black hole in deep space which orbit each other every 2 hours. Known as a black hole X-ray binary sy...

Black Hole's Destruction Of Massive Super-Hot Gas Cloud Visualised

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 12.01.2013 | UK Tech

A spectacular simulation of a black hole at the centre of our galaxy devouring a massive cloud of super-hot gas has been released. The images were ...

PICS: Nasa Discovers New Black Hole In Our Own Galaxy

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 09.12.2012 | UK Tech

Nasa has discovered a new black hole in our own galaxy. The Swift satellite made the find after a rare burst of X-rays from a source near the centr...

Heavens Above

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 21.08.2012 | UK Tech

The first evidence of a star gobbling up a planet has been found by a team of international astronomers. The unlucky planet was devoured by a star ...

Mysterious Arc Of Light Lurking Deep In Space Discovered

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 27.06.2012 | UK Tech

A mysterious, gigantic arc of light residing behind a massive cluster of galaxies has been discovered by astronomers. It resides about 10bn light y...

Nasa Photos Of The Week: Amazing Mars Gif, Black Hole Squashes Stars

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 11.07.2012 | UK Tech

This week, Nasa gives you the gif that keeps on giving. You're looking at the movement of Mars sand dunes, which is highly unexpected according to...

Centaurus A, Cannibal Galaxy With A Powerful Core

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 05.06.2012 | UK Tech

A cannibal galaxy with a powerful core has been revealed by two new images from the Herschel Space Observatory and the XMM-Newton x-ray satellite. ...

The Discovery of a Powerful Black Hole Hurricane

Henryk Frystacki, Ph.D | Posted 20.05.2012 | UK Tech
Henryk Frystacki, Ph.D

28.000 light years away from Earth, towards the center of our Milky Way, an unexpectedly mighty hurricane blows around a tiny black hole. It is the strongest wind ever observed by astronomers and a great surprise because these pushed off particles exceed the speed of 32 million k.p.h

LOOK: The Nearest Black Hole To Earth

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 30.12.2011 | UK Tech

Spiral galaxy NGC 4151 may not have the snappiest of names, but as this image proves, it sure looks impressive. Using data from the NASA's Chandra...

A Brief History Of Your Employment: Stephen Hawking Advertises For Assistant

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 29.12.2011 | UK

Stephen Hawking is looking for a technical assistant that can work with computers, electronics and won't buckle under pressure.  But rather than u...