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BBC: Rare black hole and neutron star collisions sighted twice in 10 days

Scientists have detected two collisions between a neutron star and a black hole in the space of 10 days.

CNN: Astronomers witness ‘spaghettification’ of star shredded by a black hole

A black hole enjoyed one stellar spaghetti dinner and astronomers were able to witness the event from 215 million light-years away...

New analysis of black hole reveals a wobbling shadow

In 2019, the Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration delivered the first image of a black hole, revealing M87*—the supermassive object in the center of...

Scientists detect first-of-its-kind ‘intermediate-mass‘ black hole

An international research collaboration including Northwestern University astronomers has witnessed the birth of an “intermediate-mass” black hole. This is the first conclusive discovery of an intermediate-mass...

BBC: ‘Nearest black hole to Earth discovered’

Astronomers have a new candidate in their search for the nearest black hole to Earth.
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NPR: ‘How Fast Did T. rex Run?’ and other questions about dinosaurs examined in new book

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Study looks at food-buying behavior during different stages of the COVID-19 pandemic

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — A new study examines how Americans acquired food at various points during the COVID-19 pandemic, and how those activities changed over...