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Ask Ethan: Could The Energy Loss From Radiating Stars Explain Dark Energy?
... and try and arrive at a numerical answer. This maddeningly difficult property of spacetime, that it's so hard to characterize exactly, is why it's taken such tremendous computing power, theoretical work, and so much time in order to properly model ...


Meet The Universe's First-Ever Supermassive Binary Black Holes
At the centers of some galaxies, supermassive binary black holes may exist, creating a signal far stronger than this illustration shows. ... This artist's impression shows the orbits of stars around the supermassive black hole at the centre of the ...

Astronomy Now Online

Supermassive black holes squelch star formation in ancient galaxies ...
Astronomy Now Online
About a decade ago, astronomers discovered a population of small, but massive galaxies called ?red nuggets.? A new study using NASA's Chandra X-ray ...
Red Nuggets Show Glimpse Into How Supermassive Black Holes ...Infosurhoy

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Pune Mirror

Across the universe
Pune Mirror
Wadadekar's talk titled 'The Multicolour Universe' deals with how astronomers can use telescopes in space and on the ground to discover galaxies, study colossal black holes, and distinguish the properties of stars and planets. The talk will further ...


'Red nuggets' are galactic gold for astronomers
"These galaxies have existed for 13 billion years without ever interacting with another of its kind," said Norbert Werner of MTA-Eötvös University Lendület Hot Universe and Astrophysics Research Group in Budapest, Hungary, who led the study. "We are ...

New York Times

Black Hole Drags Star to Dusty Death
New York Times
And so it goes in the cruel and carnivorous universe according to Einstein. Astronomers said on Thursday that they had seen a ... Black holes are gravitational pits, trap doors to eternity, predicted by Einstein's theory of gravity, general relativity ...
Supermassive black hole seen eating star for the first ever timeThe Independent
Astronomers observe black hole eating a star for the first timeThe Indian Wire

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A Rare Black Hole Just Swallowed A Star
Since their discovery, the only acknowledged black hole varieties represent two extremes: one could swallow the sun, and the other could swallow an entire galaxy. Scientists have long sought proof of mid-size black holes that could fill the gap, and ...
Astronomers Have Discovered The Best Evidence Yet For a Rare ...ScienceAlert
Rare intermediate-mass black hole found tearing apart starAstronomy Magazine
Best evidence of rare black hole capturedScience Daily
Deccan Chronicle -India TV -Nature
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Quanta Magazine

The Universe Is Not a Simulation, but We Can Now Simulate It
Quanta Magazine
The simulations have also granted researchers such as Di Matteo virtual access to the supermassive black holes that anchor the centers of galaxies, whose formation in the early universe remains mysterious. ?Now we are in an exciting place where we can ...

Live Science

Researchers find last of universe's missing ordinary matter
CU Boulder Today
... hiding in the universe. This matter, also called baryons, makes up all physical objects in existence, from stars to the cores of black holes. ... ?How does it get from the stars and the galaxies all the way out here into intergalactic space?? asked ...
The Universe Was Missing a Third of Its 'Baryons' ? But ...Live Science
Long-standing Mystery of Universe's Hidden Matter Finally SolvedNewsweek
Universe's 'Missing' Third Of Ordinary Matter Found In Intergalactic Cosmic Web FilamentsInternational Business Times
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Universe's Missing Baryons Found in Intergalactic Medium
Ordinary (baryonic) matter make up all physical objects in existence, from stars to the cores of black holes. But until now, scientists had only been able to locate about two-thirds of the matter that theorists predict was created by the Big Bang. In ...

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