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Cornell grad physicists
2014-11-22 06:08:03

NSF-funded grad students, scientists publish research, play role in Interstellar's black hole imagery.

Astronomers Discover Bizarre Type Of Hybrid Star
2014-06-05 03:57:41

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.

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2011-04-11 14:00:07

When black holes slam into each other, the surrounding space and time surge and undulate like a heaving sea during a storm.

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2009-12-16 09:10:47

Within a decade scientists could be able to detect the merger of tens of pairs of black holes every year.

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2008-04-08 15:55:00

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.

2006-06-15 06:15:00

Steven Spielberg is set to defy gravity in a new film he will direct for Paramount Pictures.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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