Black Holes

'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

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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...

PICS: Black Hole 'Particle Jets' Pictured For The First Time

Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.11.2012 | UK Tech

A research team has managed to photograph a supermassive black hole as it swallows matter before shooting out particles into deep space. Huge black...

PICS: Black Hole 'Particle Jets' Pictured For The First Time

Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.11.2012 | UK Tech

A research team has managed to photograph a supermassive black hole as it swallows matter before shooting out particles into deep space. Huge black...

Stephen Hawking, Master of the Universe

Ellee Seymour | Posted 11.03.2012 | UK
Ellee Seymour

Nobody knew until the first speech of the day that Prof Stephen Hawking, the world renowned scientist famous for his work on the origins of the universe, would not be able to attend on doctor's orders; I believe that the university only became aware of this 10 minutes before the symposium started, that they hoped he would be well enough to bask in the glittering tributes and accolades from his peers and fellow scientists from around the world.

Dark Matter Cosmic Web Revealed

PA | Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.03.2012 | UK Tech

An intricate "cosmic web" of dark matter is spun across the universe, the largest ever map of the mysterious invisible substance has revealed. Astr...

Stephen Hawking: We Need To Colonise Mars But Encounters With Aliens 'Will Not End Well'

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 06.01.2012 | UK Tech

Professor Stephen Hawking told listeners of BBC Today programme that he thought humans would almost definitely colonise Mars, but he warned against en...

Stephen Hawking: Women Are 'A Complete Mystery'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 05.03.2012 | UK Tech

Professor Stephen Hawking, one of the world's most eminent physicists, has admitted that women number among black holes and supersymmetry as one of th...

The 70th Birthday Stephen Hawking Symposium

Ellee Seymour | Posted 02.03.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Ellee Seymour

I feel extremely privileged to be able to attend a symposium to mark the 70th birthday of physicist Professor Stephen Hawking, a brilliant cosmologist acclaimed globally whose life has surpassed medical expectations.

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...

Black Hole Eats Its Prey - WATCH

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 14.12.2011 | UK Tech

The "super massive" black hole at the centre of our galaxy is luring its prey steadily towards, and we can witness it for the first time ever. The...

Nasa: Black Hole's Flaring Jet

Melanie Hick | Posted 21.11.2011 | UK Tech

Nasa's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer has captured data of a black hole's flaring jet, re-created here in an artist's interpretation. 20,000 ...