April 18, 2024

Mesmerizing Image of Black Hole in the Milky Way Shows Spiraling Magnetic Field

Black holes are points in space where gravity is so strong that nothing can escape, not even light. They are intriguing mysteries to astronomers and science-fiction fans alike. Thanks to the work of an international collaboration, we're one step closer to better understanding exactly how black holes work. And the more we know about them, the more we can unravel about the history of our own little galaxy, the Milky Way.

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April 9, 2024

The Most Spectacular Photos and Videos of the 2024 Great North American Eclipse

The big day finally arrived. On April 8, 2024, the Great North American Eclipse cast its shadow over a narrow swath of the United States, as well as parts of Mexico and Canada. Millions of eager onlookers turned out to watch the epic event, which won't occur again for another 20 years. Wearing safety glasses and using special equipment, the public viewed and photographed the eclipse, but they had to be quick.

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March 21, 2024

James Webb Space Telescope’s Findings Confirm We Know Very Little About Our Universe

From the moment of the Big Bang, our universe started expanding and has not stopped. By studying the red shift of far away galaxies, modern scientists have even determined that the pace of this expansion is increasing. Dark energy pushes this expansion, and astronomers and physicists have struggled to come to terms with what's known as the Hubble Tension.

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March 18, 2024

Giant Volcano the Size of Mount Everest Is Discovered on Mars

According to recent findings, there is a huge volcano the size of Mount Everest on the surface of Mars with a thick layer of glacial ice at its base. It is located near the Martian equator, in the rocky terrain of the Tharsis volcanic province. As its name might suggest, the area is rife with volcanic activity, and this newly discovered volcano is one of three that have already been identified in the region.

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