In a strange, half-lost, piece of work Roger Penrose draws four figures dropping their lines into the depths of a black hole, and in doing so finds a new and hugely influential way to steal energy away from the heart of a spinning singularity.
Could LIGO have detected dark matter? Maybe dark matter is actually billions and billions and billions of black holes.
Today, we hear from Ana Torres Campos about her experiences observing black holes for the Even Horizon Telescope. This is a crosspost from our sister site astrobitos.
How frequent are black hole mergers in the centers of galaxies?
Black holes, space travel and Hawaii. Meet Chris Impey before his out of this world keynote at #AAS230
When it comes to habitability for Earth-like life, we’ve got more than just liquid water to worry about. Today’s astrobite looks at how planets could lose portions of their atmospheres to quasar radiation.