A Massive Star Has Seemingly Vanished from Space With No Explanation
Astronomers are trying to figure out whether the star collapsed into a black hole without going supernova, or if it disappeared in a cloud of dust.
Future Humans Can Mine Black Holes for Energy by Feeding Them, Experiment Suggests
A famed physicist dreamed decades ago that future humans, or aliens, could generate energy from black holes. Now, physicists have experimentally shown that it could one day be possible.
Is There a Black Hole Hiding in Our Solar System? This Is How We'll Find Out
Edward Witten, an influential physicist who developed M-theory, recently started thinking about how to scan the solar system for a primordial black hole.
Our Solar System Might Have a Black Hole From the Dawn of the Universe
This alternate explanation for 'Planet Nine,' proposed by scientists in a new paper, poses some fundamental questions like: Should we visit it?