Black Holes

Black Holes Might Actually Have An Exit On The Other Side

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 09.08.2016 | UK Tech

Black holes could actually have a back door which would hypothetically allow matter to pass through and leave on the other side. A new study has reve...

Gamma-Ray Bursts Explained: This Terrifying Phenomenon Could Wipe Out All Life On Earth

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 02.08.2016 | UK Tech

Gamma-ray bursts cut through space at close to the speed of light, leave a trail of celestial destruction and are powerful enough to wipe us out insta...

Russia's Planning To Develop A Teleportation Device By 2035

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 23.06.2016 | UK Tech

To teleport from one place to another has, and still remains, one of the most sought-after technologies since it was first conceived in the writings o...

Forget Black Holes, This Is A Black Ring And It Has The Power To Break Reality

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 19.02.2016 | UK Tech

Scientists at the University of Cambridge have, for the first time, simulated a five-dimensional black hole so powerful that it would have the ability...

Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains The Horrifying Reason You Should Never Enter A Black Hole

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 03.09.2015 | UK Tech

Neil deGrasse Tyson is, it's fair to say, something of an expert when it comes to the universe. So when HuffPost live's Josh Zepps asked him about the...

Falling Into A Black Hole Could Turn You Into A Hologram

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Tech

Scientists have come up with a theory which could explain what happens to matter once it enters a black hole: it becomes a hologram. Now we kno...

This Is 12 Billion Times More Massive Than The Sun

PA | Posted 25.02.2015 | UK Tech

A monster black hole powering "the brightest lighthouse in the distant universe" has been discovered that is 12 billion times more massive than the su...

Massive Radio Burst Detected In Deep Space

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK Tech

A sudden, hugely powerful radio blast has been detected in a distant corner of the universe before falling almost instantly silent. Scientists do n...

Black Holes To Collide And 'Destroy Galaxy'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 09.01.2015 | UK Tech

Two insanely massive black holes are about to collide and destroy an entire galaxy. Fortunately… it's not our galaxy. The pair of supermassive...

What Happens When Black Holes Collide Is Hideously Amazing

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 05.11.2014 | UK Tech

What would happen if two black holes collided at the centre of the Milky Way? Apparently, nothing good. And nothing very easy to understand either....

Tiny Galaxy, Supermassive Black Hole

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 18.09.2014 | UK Tech

NASA has discovered that the smallest galaxy ever discovered actually has a supermassive black hole at the centre. The remarkable find is unique in...

'What About A Black Hole?' Wonders CNN Host On Missing Plane Mystery

Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Tech

CNN has found itself at the nexus of an internet controversy and bad taste after a host wondered on air if a black hole might have caused the disappea...

Hyperspace Portal Found In Space

Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.03.2014 | UK Tech

The Chandra X-Ray Space Observatory has just photographed some kind of terrifying hyperspace portal deathship in deep space. (Yes, it's true that t...

We Might Be Living INSIDE A Black Hole

Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK Tech

Earlier this year no less than Stephen Hawking declared that black holes might not really exist. Now researchers claim we might actually be living ...

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...

Astronomers Crack Open Black Hole Jet Streams And Find...

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Astronomers have revealed what's actually inside the mysterious jets of energy which stream out from the middle of black holes. And surprise, surpr...

Telescope The 'Size Of The Earth' Will Search For Black Holes

Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.07.2013 | UK Tech

Astronomers are developing a way to 'see' black holes using a telescope said to be roughly the size of the Earth. Thankfully this won't involve bui...

Nasa Find 'Black Hole Bonanza'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.06.2013 | UK Tech

The nearest spiral galaxy to ours, which will one day collide with us spelling our fiery doom, is riddled with black holes each one sucking in and des...

WATCH: Slumbering Black Hole Eats Planet 30 Times Mass Of Jupiter

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 03.06.2013 | UK Tech

Loading... A black hole has 'woken up' from a deep sleep - and eaten a planet 30 times the mass of Jupiter. The European Space Agency report...

Youngest Black Hole Was Formed By Doomed Rotating Star

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK Tech

Nasa may have discovered the youngest black hole in the Milky Way. The agency's Chandra X-ray Observatory caught the remnant galaxy W49B with what ...

Why Are Black Holes Growing More Quickly Than We Thought?

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 14.04.2013 | UK Tech

The supermassive black holes lurking at the centre of our - and every other - galaxy are growing surprisingly quickly, researchers say. Black holes...

Zeta Ophiuchi: Alien Star 'Breaks Sound Barrier' In Space

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK Tech

Nasa has photographed a beautiful and massive alien star which is moving so quickly it is able to break the sound barrier in the darkness of space. ...

Astronomers Discover Largest Black Hole Ever Found In The Universe

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK Tech

Astronomers have found what could be the biggest black hole ever discovered. The enormous object is 17 billion times heavier than our sun - and for...

Massive Flare Erupts From Supermassive Black Hole At Milky Way's Centre

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 23.12.2012 | UK Tech

A giant flare of energy erupting from the supermassive black hole at the centre of our galaxy has been caught on camera by Nasa. The NuStar (Nuclea...

World's Fastest Telescope Launches

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 07.10.2012 | UK Tech

The Australia Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP), the world's fastest telescope, was officially launched in the wilderness of Western Australia...