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Jetting Away from a Black Hole

Astronomers watch a powerful jet of particles develop after a black hole demolished and began ingesting a star that passed too close Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden - July 6, 2016

Massive Collapse

Astronomers have discovered evidence that gas in the universe collapsed to form a supermassive black hole University of Texas at Austin - July 6, 2016

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Video: Stranger Than Fiction

VideoThe concept of black holes has intrigued scientists for hundreds of years. For an introduction to the topic, watch "Black Holes: Stranger than Fiction," the latest video from the Texas Cosmology Center at The University of Texas at Austin.

Pop Culture

Check out our selection of some of the best — and worst — roles played by black holes in movies, TV shows, books, and music. More »

 
Research

The Hole Story

Black holes are one of the busiest research topics in all of astronomy. Learn more about this cutting-edge research and get a peek at the backgrounds of some of the world's top black-hole researchers. More »


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