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Landslides on Mars Spotted from Space in Amazing NASA Photo  SPACE.COM · 15 hours
On Mars, just as on Earth, gravity can send material tumbling down steep slopes — and the results can be stunningly pretty, as shown in this photograph NASA... more
Who hit the ball out? An egocentric temporal order bias  Science Magazine · 17 hours
Temporal order judgments can require integration of self-generated action events and external sensory information. We examined whether conscious experience is biased to perceive one’s own action events to... more
Relativity to launch LEO satellite for mu Space  SPACE NEWS · 2 days
Relativity announced April 23 it has secured a contract to launch a low Earth orbit satellite for Thai startup mu... more
First-ever open public alerts now available from LIGO  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Two new probable gravitational waves—ripples in the fabric of spacetime caused by cataclysmic cosmic events and first predicted by Albert Einstein over 100 years ago—have been detected by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave... more
A new eye on the cosmos  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
How do galaxies form and evolve? And how do central supermassive black holes form in galaxies and influence their hosts? Those are two of the big questions that Tufts astronomers hope to answer when they start... more
The M87 black hole image showed the best way to measure black hole masses  SCIENCE-NEWS · 3 days
The first image of M87’s black hole suggests it is 6.5 billion times the mass of the sun — close... more
Research uncovers critical RNA processing aberrations in ALS and FTD  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Research by a Barrow Neurological Center scientist on mechanisms of dysfunctional RNA processing in ALS and frontal temporal dementia was published in the April issue of Acta Neuropathologica. more
These Wisps Around Black Holes Could Reveal How the Cosmic Beasts Eat  SPACE.COM · 5 days
The international team responsible for the first-ever image of a black hole's shadow already has plans to take a better, more detailed image. more
Pushing Boundaries: An Out-of-this-world Art Project  ASTRO WATCH · 5 days
A large-scale campus collaboration is underway to visually pay homage to the significant contributions CU Boulder has made to space exploration. The SpaceTime Underpass... more
We Could Soon Watch a Black Hole in Action, Gobbling Up Matter in Real Time  SPACE.COM · 6 days
The huge team behind the Event Horizon Telescope already made news with their first image of a black... more
Video: Soon, kidneys-on-a-chip will rocket to space station  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
UW scientists are prepping a kidney-on-a-chip experiment at Cape Canaveral, Florida, awaiting a shuttle launch that will take the chips into space. At an altitude of 250 miles, astronauts will help study how reduced gravity in space... more
New book traces expeditions to test Einstein's theory of relativity  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
No Shadow of a Doubt, a new book by Daniel Kennefick, associate professor of physics at the University of Arkansas, tells the story of two research teams, organized... more
Comment on "Ghost cytometry"  Science Magazine · 7 days
Ota et al. (Reports, 15 June 2018, p. 1246) report using pseudo-random optical masks and a spatial-temporal transformation to perform blur-free, high–frame rate imaging of cells in flow with a high signal-to-noise ratio. They also claim sorting at rates of... more
What Earth's Gravity Reveals About Climate Change  ASTRO WATCH · 7 days
On March 17, 2002, the German-US satellite duo GRACE (Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment) were launched to map the global gravitational field... more
Four questions: Here there be monsters  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
On April 10, the world got to see the first image taken of a black hole in space, taken by the Event Horizon Telescope, a worldwide collaboration of astronomers and astrophysicists including a substantial team at... more
Planck reveals link between active galaxies and their dark matter environment  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Scientists have used the tiny distortions imprinted on the cosmic microwave background by the gravity of matter throughout the universe, recorded by ESA's Planck satellite, to... more
Synergy of anthropogenic emissions and atmospheric processes may cause severe haze in northern China  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Regional severe haze in northern China is characterized by exceedingly high concentrations of fine particulate matter and exhibits extensive temporal... more
Captain Marvel, Special Relativity and 'Avengers: Endgame' Connection Explained  SPACE.COM · 1 week
Einstein's theory of relativity is super important in the new "Avengers: Endgame" teaser trailer and at the end of "Captain Marvel." more
Solution to riddle of ocean carbon storage  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Research by a team of the world's leading oceanographers has proposed a new explanation for how the ocean absorbs and stores carbon, solving a riddle that has long puzzled scientists. It's well established that... more
There's a Tiny, Bright Magnetar Photobombing Our Galaxy's Supermassive Black Hole  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
Astronomers studying black hole SagA* have to deal with the weird, frustrating little star that lit up right between Earth and the black hole in 2013. more
Imaging localized neuronal activity at fast time scales through biomechanics  Science Magazine · 1 week
Mapping neuronal activity noninvasively is a key requirement for in vivo human neuroscience. Traditional functional magnetic resonance (MR) imaging, with a temporal response of seconds, cannot measure high-level... more
New research offers solution to riddle of ocean carbon storage  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
However, researchers have identified that this process—the biological gravitational pump (BGP) - cannot account for all of the carbon reaching the deep ocean, and a range of additional... more
Boom! Another Neutron-Star Crash Spotted  SPACE.COM · 1 week
Astronomers have apparently spotted another epic neutron-star crash — and they didn't need gravitational waves to do it. more
Image: Partial Gravity Simulator practice  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
In preparation for his Beyond mission, ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano was at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, USA, in March 2019. Here he is strapped to the Partial Gravity Simulator to practice repairing the dark-matter hunter AMS-02. more
What Earth's gravity reveals about climate change  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
On March 17, 2002, the German-U.S. satellite duo GRACE (Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment) was launched to map the global gravitational field with unprecedented precision. The mission lasted 15 years, more than three times... more
Here's How Scientists Turned the World Into a Telescope (to See a Black Hole)  SPACE.COM · 1 week
It took eight telescopes across the planet a week to produce the black hole image that stunned the world last... more
Physicists Think You Could Be Rescued from a Black Hole — But Don't Risk It  SPACE.COM · 1 week
Researchers have developed a new, unspeakably dangerous, and incredibly slow method of crossing the universe. It involves wormholes... more
A 2014 meteor may have come from another solar system  SCIENCE-NEWS · 1 week
Scientists have identified a possible interstellar meteor, and think it could be one of millions that have visited Earth over the planet’s history. more
What Earth's gravity reveals about climate change  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
On March 17, 2002, the satellite duo GRACE was launched to map the Earth's gravity field more precisely than ever before. The measurements make it possible to monitor the terrestrial water cycle, the mass... more
Old black holes in a young universe  nanowerk · 1 week
Astronomers reveal supermassive black holes were common in the early universe. more
The First Known Interstellar Meteor May Have Hit Earth in 2014  SPACE.COM · 1 week
The first meteor to hit Earth from interstellar space — and the second observed interstellar visitor overall — may have just been discovered, a new study... more
These Wisps Around Black Holes Could Reveal How the Cosmic Beasts Eat  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
The international team responsible for the first-ever image of a black hole's shadow already has plans to take a better, more detailed image. more
We Could Soon Watch a Black Hole in Action, Gobbling Up Matter in Real Time  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
The huge team behind the Event Horizon Telescope already made news with their first image of a black... more
Travel Through Wormholes Is Possible, But Slow  ASTRO WATCH · 1 week
A Harvard physicist has shown that wormholes can exist: tunnels in curved space-time, connecting two distant places, through which travel is possible.... more
DIY Gravitational Waves with 'BlackHoles@Home'  ASTRO WATCH · 1 week
Researchers hoping to better interpret data from the detection of gravitational waves generated by the collision of binary black holes are turning to the public for... more
Physicists Think You Could Be Rescued from a Black Hole — But Don't Risk It  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
Researchers have developed a new, unspeakably dangerous, and incredibly slow method of crossing the universe. It involves wormholes... more
Stardust machine fabricates high quantities of complex nanoparticles  nanowerk · 1 week
At the heart of a new project is the 10 m-long Stardust machine, designed to mimic conditions in the outer atmospheres of red giant stars. In a series of five ultra-high-vacuum chambers,... more
Travel through wormholes is possible, but slow  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A physicist has shown that wormholes can exist: tunnels in curved space-time, connecting two distant places, through which travel is possible. But don't pack your bags for a trip to other side of the... more
Travel through wormholes is possible, but slow  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A Harvard physicist has shown that wormholes can exist: tunnels in curved space-time, connecting two distant places, through which travel is possible. more
Gravitational echo phenomenon will become a key to the new physics, physicist says  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Gravitational echoes may be caused by the collision of two black holes, and may indicate that these objects have completely new physical... more
LIGO Is Up and Running Again and Already Spotted Two Possible Black Hole Mergers  SPACE.COM · 1 week
Within two weeks of beginning its third observation period, the LIGO project has spotted the gravitational-wave signatures of what could... more
DIY gravitational waves with 'BlackHoles@Home'  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Researchers hoping to better interpret data from the detection of gravitational waves generated by the collision of binary black holes are turning to the public for help. more
3 Huge Questions the Black Hole Image Didn't Answer  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
Almost nothing in the black hole image surprised astrophysicists. These are the three biggest mysteries it left unsolved, and two questions it did answer. more
Black Holes Are Awesome. Why Are Their Names Usually So Boring?  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
A black hole was recently the first to be captured in a close-up image, and in another first, it received a name that's a lot more... more
'Black Hole Hunters' Shows Epic Chase to Capture First Images  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
From frigid Antarctica to a high-altitude location in Chile, a new documentary takes viewers around the world to capture the first black hole images. more
All Your Questions About the New Black Hole Image Answered  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
Yesterday, Earthlings first laid eyes on an actual image of a black hole — turning what lived only in our collective imaginations into concrete reality. more
Black hole image validates imagining the unimaginable  SCIENCE-NEWS · 2 weeks
Human creativity conjured up the most extreme of astronomical phenomena long before they could be seen. more
Astronomers Capture First Image of a Black Hole  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) — a planet-scale array of eight ground-based radio telescopes forged through international collaboration — was... more
Deubiquitinase USP10 regulates Notch signaling in the endothelium  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Notch signaling is a core patterning module for vascular morphogenesis that codetermines the sprouting behavior of endothelial cells (ECs). Tight quantitative and temporal control of Notch activity is essential for vascular development,... more
Scientist superstar Katie Bouman designed algorithm for black hole image  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Anonymous to the public just days ago, a US computer scientist named Katie Bouman has become an overnight sensation due to her role in developing a computer algorithm... more
All Your Questions About the New Black Hole Image Answered  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
Yesterday, Earthlings first laid eyes on an actual image of a black hole — turning what lived only in our collective imaginations into concrete reality. more
First black hole photo confirms Einstein's theory of relativity  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Black holes are long-time superstars of science fiction. But their Hollywood fame is a little strange given that no-one has ever actually seen one – at least, until now. If... more
Greenland Telescope to image black holes by moving onto the Greenland ice sheet  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Scientists from the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, will soon be able to participate in the "Event Horizon Telescope" (EHT) with... more
Google Doodle Celebrates the 1st Black Hole Image by the Event Horizon Telescope  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
When scientists with the Event Horizon Telescope unveiled the first image of a black hole April 10, astronomers around the world rejoiced.... more
Eureka! Scientists Photograph a Black Hole for the 1st Time  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
For the first time ever, humanity has photographed a black hole, shining light on an exotic realm that had long been beyond our ken. more
Seeing is believing: Four lessons of the new black hole image  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Black holes are cosmic prisons, where nothing escapes, not light or even data. But lots did come out of Wednesday's first image of the shadowy edge... more
How Did Astronomers Capture the First-Ever Close-Up of a Black Hole?  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
Radio telescopes all over the world joined together to make this picture during a few clear days in early 2017. So, why are we just now... more
3 Huge Questions the Black Hole Image Didn't Answer  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
Almost nothing in the black hole image surprised astrophysicists. These are the three biggest mysteries it left unsolved, and two questions it did answer. more
Earth Sees First Image Of A Black Hole  NPR · 2 weeks
Every image you've ever seen of a black hole has been a simulation. Until now. "We have seen what we thought was unseeable," said Event Horizon Telescope Director Shep Doeleman. more
'Monster Black Hole: The First Image' Premieres Tonight on Science Channel (Video)  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
Learn how a scientific team used radio telescopes to peer past galactic clouds of dust and gas trying to take the first-ever photograph a... more
A Black Hole Is Photographed For First Time By Massive Telescope Project  NPR · 2 weeks
"For the first time we have seen what we thought was unseeable," said Event Horizon Telescope Director Shep Doeleman, as the first image of... more
How the Event Horizon Telescope Hunts for Black Hole Silhouettes  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
The secret of the project's success is linking radio dishes across the globe to create a virtual telescope about the size of Earth. more
Remarkable photo of black hole released in astrophysics breakthrough  REUTERS · 2 weeks
An international scientific team on Wednesday announced a milestone in astrophysics - the first-ever photo of a black... more
Event Horizon Telescope Captures First Image of Black Hole  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Astronomers using the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) — a planet-scale array of eight ground-based radio telescopes (ALMA, APEX,... more
How scientists took the first picture of a black hole  SCIENCE-NEWS · 2 weeks
Here’s how scientists connected eight observatories across the world to create one Earth-sized telescope in order to create an image of a black hole. more
Astronomers capture first image of a black hole  nanowerk · 2 weeks
The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) - a planet-scale array of eight ground-based radio telescopes forged through international collaboration - was set up to capture the first images of a black hole. Today,... more
Eureka! Black Hole Photographed for 1st Time  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
For the first time ever, humanity has photographed a black hole, shining light on an exotic realm that had long been beyond our ken. more
Remarkable image of black hole released in astrophysics breakthrough  REUTERS · 2 weeks
An international scientific team on Wednesday announced a milestone in astrophysics - the first-ever photo of a black... more
Astronomers deliver first photo of black hole  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Astronomers on Wednesday unveiled the first photo of a black hole, one of the star-devouring monsters scattered throughout the Universe and obscured by impenetrable shields of gravity. more
All you need to know about the history of black holes  SCIENCE-NEWS · 2 weeks
From dreaming up black holes to snapping the first picture of one, the history of black holes has had many twists. more
The first picture of a black hole opens a new era of astrophysics  SCIENCE-NEWS · 2 weeks
Astronomers used a network of telescopes around the world to take a picture of the supermassive black hole in the galaxy M87. more
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The Event Horizon Telescope Is Trying to Take the First-Ever Photo of a Black Hole
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