Black Holes

Seven years ago I witnessed a murder and it still haunts me

Seven years ago I witnessed a murder and it still haunts me

16 hours ago   |   Metro

When my train pulled into Brighton station on a Sunday evening in February 2013, I was pleased to be home. It was cold and I was looking forward to getting back to my cosy...
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Why statistics is important in a world of big data

Why statistics is important in a world of big data

6 days ago   |   Earlham Institute

From imaging black holes and predicting the weather to discovering genes and tackling the COVID-19 pandemic, statistics helps us understand data so we can make sense of the...
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The tardigrade in the ice hole: how extreme life finds a way in the Arctic

8 days ago   |   The Guardian

Tiny organisms nicknamed water bears offer clues about possible alien life but the changing climate means their habitat faces an uncertain future As we make our way across...
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God's own designs

11 days ago   |   TLS

An edited review by Roger Penrose of The Mathematical Experience by Philip Davis and Reuben Hersh, first published on May 14, 1982 A year or two ago I was interviewed for a...
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The best Stellaris mods

The best Stellaris mods

11 days ago   |   PCGamesN

If navigating through all of the 2,000+ Crusader Kings II mods was easy, or if you found that the 4,000 or so EU4 mods wasn't daunting enough, then we've got a bigger challenge...
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Death by black hole: Astronomers spot flare from “spaghettification” of star

13 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Animation depicting a star experiencing spaghettification as it's sucked in by a supermassive black hole during a "tidal disruption event." It's a popular misconception that...
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Another universe existed before the Big Bang, says Nobel winner

Another universe existed before the Big Bang, says Nobel winner

16 days ago   |   Metro

The Big Bang was the start of our universe, but there may have been one before it Sir Roger Penrose has claimed there was another universe that existed before the Big Bang...
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Black hole mergers may emit double chips, giving us clues about their shape

Black hole mergers may emit double chips, giving us clues about their shape

17 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / Artist's illustration of a black hole merger. New simulations suggest that colliding black holes should emit not one, but multiple telltale "chirps," when the...
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Another universe existed before ours - and energy from it is coming out of black holes, says Nobel Prize winner

17 days ago   |   The Independent

Sir Roger Penrose also claims that another universe will exist after this one
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Massive news, literally: Three super-boffins awarded Nobel Prize in physics for their black-hole breakthroughs

18 days ago   |   The Register

Congratulations to Sir Roger Penrose, Andrea Gehz, Reinhard Genzel The Nobel Prize in physics has been awarded to three scientists for their work probing some of the most...
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Toothless Arsenal punished late as Leicester complete smash and grab

Toothless Arsenal punished late as Leicester complete smash and grab

Jamie Vardy marked his return from injury with a late match-winning goal as Leicester sunk an under par Arsenal 1-0 at The Emirates. Arsenal's defence was nearly breached... Read more ...

Frank Bough dead - BBC TV presenter & Grandstand star dies in care home aged 87

Frank Bough dead - BBC TV presenter & Grandstand star dies in care home aged 87

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Shop bans local MP ‘for life' after he voted against free school meals

Shop bans local MP ‘for life' after he voted against free school meals

The Runners Centre in Lancaster has banned a local Tory MP David Morris from entering its premises after he voted against extending free school meals for hungry children Read more ...

French prosecutors probing Jeffrey Epstein widen probe to include Ghislaine...

French prosecutors probing Jeffrey Epstein widen probe to include Ghislaine Maxwell

Investigators are looking into claims that convicted-paedophile Jeffrey Epstein raped and abused minors in the French capital. It has now been revealed that Ghislaine Maxwell... Read more ...

Emily Atack doesn't hold back as she talks one-night stands and racy DMs in...

Emily Atack doesn't hold back as she talks one-night stands and racy DMs in new stand-up series

Emily Atack doesn't hold back as she talks one-night stands in new series Emily Atack has revealed she'll be discussing one-night stands and rather racy DMs in her new... Read more ...

Pirlo: 'Juve shouldn't need slap to wake up'

Pirlo: 'Juve shouldn't need slap to wake up'

Andrea Pirlo warns Juventus ‘shouldn't need a slap in the face to wake up and play with intensity' after their 1-1 draw with Hellas Verona. Read more ...

Lewis Hamilton issues emotional Michael Schumacher tribute after breaking...

Lewis Hamilton issues emotional Michael Schumacher tribute after breaking race win record

Lewis Hamilton now stands alone after breaking Michael Schumacher's all-time record for F1 race wins at the Portuguese Grand Prix. Read more ...

Hospital patients will be able to order food 24 hours a day following review...

Hospital patients will be able to order food 24 hours a day following review led by Prue Leith

A blueprint for hospital catering has been issued by the UK Government following a year-long review led Prue Leith. Kitchens will be upgraded so that food and hot drinks are... Read more ...

Sacha Baron Cohen says Orlando Bloom is Katy Perry's 'husband' in birthday clip

Sacha Baron Cohen says Orlando Bloom is Katy Perry's 'husband' in birthday clip

Sacha Baron Cohen appeared as Borat in a hilarious birthday message dedicated to Katy Perry. In the video, Borat makes several cheeky jokes about Orlando Bloom Read more ...

Reese Witherspoon's daughter Ava Phillippe celebrates acquisition of new...

Reese Witherspoon's daughter Ava Phillippe celebrates acquisition of new puppy called Benji

Ava said she obtained her new pooch Benji - 'a dream of a rescue dog,' she said - from the Best Friends Animal Society in Utah. Read more ...