Scientists See Trippy Quadrupled Black Hole While Peering Through a Galaxy
Using another galaxy as a telescope created a trippy quadrupling effect in a rare image of an exploding black hole from the early universe.
A Weird X-Ray Signal Is Coming From Nearby Galaxies and Nobody Knows Why
For years, scientists debated whether the glow was a telltale sign of dark matter. A new study refutes that theory, but that only deepens the mystery.
We Actually Live Inside a Huge Bubble in Space, Physicist Proposes
What if the Earth, the galaxy, and all the galaxies near us were enclosed in a weirdly empty bubble? This scenario could resolve some longstanding questions about the nature of the universe.
There’s Growing Evidence That the Universe Is Connected by Giant Structures
Scientists are finding that galaxies can move with each other across huge distances, and against the predictions of basic cosmological models. The reason why could change everything we think we know about the universe.
Scientists Are Chasing an Ancient Signal That Could Explain the Modern Universe
The faint, 12-billion-year-old signal would lead scientists to the very first stars and illuminate the origins of the modern universe, dark matter, and, well, everything.