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January 6, 2016 7:47 PM Rare galaxy found with 2 black holes

An astrophysicist has discovered something even rarer than a double-black hole galaxy: a skinny black hole. The University of Colorado at Boulder's Julie Comerford reported her findings Tuesday at the American Astronomical Society's annual meeting in Kissimmee, Florida. To date, only 12 galaxies are known to exist with two black holes in their midst 123

January 6, 2016 7:13 PM Andromeda galaxy’s high-energy X-ray scan reveals 40 “X-ray binaries”

The Andromeda galaxy, the Milky Way’s closest galactic neighbor, can be dubbed as a test bed for astronomers looking to find answers to some of the mysteries of space and Universe and in one such endeavor, researchers observed the galaxy with high-energy X-ray vision to study 40 “X-ray binaries”. NASA’s Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array came to aid for this particular 113

January 5, 2016 5:18 PM Rare galaxy with 2 black holes has 1 starved of stars

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — An astrophysicist has discovered something even rarer than a double-black hole galaxy: a skinny black hole. Comerford says only 12 galaxies are known to exist with two black holes in their midst. Normally galaxies have a single supermassive black hole at the center. But in this newly identified galaxy about 1 billion light-years 29

January 5, 2016 2:31 PM Stunning Hubble image shows two galaxies merging

The Hubble space telescope has captured an incredible image of two galaxies merging. The image, which was taken by Hubble’s Wide Field Planetary Camera 2, shows the galaxy NGC 6052, located around 230 million light-years away in the constellation of Hercules. A light year measures the astronomical distance that light travels in one year and is equivalent 69

December 16, 2015 2:58 PM Star Wars: The Force Awakens Review #2

Yes it’s a cliché, but it’s also a truism (like many clichés are): you can’t go home again. Sure there’s a lot which is familiar, but at the end of the day, like the man said, you’re not the same person and it’s not the same river. That won’t ever stop anyone from trying, especially in the world of big-budget entertainment, but it’s important to realize 58

December 4, 2015 7:54 PM Jaden Smith hopes for 'spiritual following' after book release

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Self-proclaimed modern philosopher Jaden Smith is reportedly expecting to make a spiritual impact amid the upcoming release of a new book. An alleged friend says the 17-year-old son of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith is writing a collection of essays discussing new, mystical perspectives of such philosophical topics as string 65

November 5, 2015 11:02 AM A tale of two Carsons

Ben Carson's origin story surprises Detroit neighbors That person is unrecognizable to those whom CNN interviewed, who knew him during those formative years. All of the people interviewed expressed surprise about the incidents Carson has described. No one challenged the stories directly. Some of those interviewed expressed skepticism, but noted that they could 81

September 18, 2015 4:52 AM (WATCH) Two supermassive black holes are going to collide, but not in our lifetime

Researchers have predicted a smash-on about 100,000 years from now, based on calculations of the mass of the black hole pair together and relative to each other The black hole pair is rotating 3.5 billion light-years away, inside the Virgo constellation. The two black holes are just a light-week away from each other. This is a terrific contrast to the earlier 64

September 10, 2015 11:15 PM Astronomers Locate The Oldest Galaxy in The Universe

13.2 billion light years is a long way from home, but researchers working with the Hubble Space Telescope have located a new galaxy that is farther from Earth than any other. The Hubble Space Telescope has pointed its lens toward the night sky for years, peering out into the abyss of deep space in search of even the faintest traces of light. While brighter 62

August 17, 2015 5:33 PM Morgan Freeman pays tribute to granddaughter

Musician Nathan Willett, of Cold War Kids, performs onstage during Annenberg Foundation and KCRW's 'Sound In Focus' Concert Series at Annenberg Space For Photography on August 15, 2015 in Century City, California. HRH Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, attend the 70th Anniversary commemorations of VJ Day (Victory over Japan) at St Martin-in-the-Fields 83