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The film's visual effects company created a computer code that more accurately portrays a spinning black hole, and this code could be easily rendered for scientific use.
NSF-funded grad students, scientists publish research, play role in Interstellar's black hole imagery.
In a discovery decades in the making, scientists have detected the first of a “theoretical” class of stars first proposed in 1975 by physicist Kip Thorne and astronomer Anna Żytkow.
When black holes slam into each other, the surrounding space and time surge and undulate like a heaving sea during a storm.
Within a decade scientists could be able to detect the merger of tens of pairs of black holes every year.
The same team of astrophysicists that cracked the computer code simulating two black holes crashing and merging together has now, for the first time, caused a three-black-hole collision.
Steven Spielberg is set to defy gravity in a new film he will direct for Paramount Pictures.