Latest Roger Blandford Stories
Black holes are voracious monsters at the center of galaxies that shape the growth and death of the stars around them with their tremendous gravitational pull and explosive ejections of energy. Now, researchers are using them as a tool to probe the limits of spacetime.
The RAS is pleased to announce the 2013 winners of its awards, medals and prizes.
Researchers at the Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology (KIPAC) suggest in a new study that the heavens could be teeming with “nomad planets,” wandering through space instead of orbiting around host stars.
What can scientists hope to learn in the coming decade about the most basic questions about the cosmos and our place in it â€“ from extraterrestrial life to the evolution of the Universe â€“ while keeping to an earthbound budget?