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.
Scientists Found Breathable Oxygen in Another Galaxy for the First Time
Molecular oxygen is a key component of the air humans breathe, and now astronomers have spotted it a half-billion light years away. But don't hold your breath for quasar whippets.
Strange Dark Matter Findings Could Rewrite the Universe's History
Scientists believe that mysterious dark matter is key to forming galaxies in the cosmos. Now, a recent series of bizarre findings threatens to undermine everything we think we know.