Astronomers detect light coming from behind a black hole for first time. Bert Einstein right again!

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Even after his death, Berty Einstein’s presence is felt. Astronomers have detected light coming from behind a black hole for a first time, confirming another of dude’s predictions. Rock and roll, Albert! Rock and roll.

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Astronomers Capture a Star Being Stretched Out and Wrapped Around a Black Hole. Called “Spaghettification” Which Rules, Too.

For the first time ever, astronomers have caught a star being spaghettified by a black hole. Not fucking around, that’s the term! It’s used to describe when a star has wrapped its own dumb ass around a supermassive black hole.

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Astronomers have discovered a Black Hole only the size of Manhattan. The Cosmos constantly impresses, friends!

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Astronomers have discovered a black hole the size of Manhattan. Or in other words, 12-miles in diameter. And in turn? They’ve discovered an entirely new class of black hole. Fucking rad.

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Watch: Astronomers capture black hole shredding a star. Space is so fucking metal!

My friends, yet again astronomers have captured some metal-as-fuck activity. A NASA satellite has captured a blackhole shredding a star.

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Stephen Hawking: there ain’t such a thing as a black holes. Dummies!

Black Hole.

Sort of! Sort of. That’s the sexy, sensational headline. And I’m not Mary Jane or Peter Parker, but I want desperately to be both sexy and sensational. Anyways. So black holes *do* fucking exist, but apparently it is possible for shit to escape their tyrannical gape.

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Stars SCREAM while being eaten by BLACK HOLES. Cold motherf**kers.

Black holes. I already knew they were bad ass. Turns out, they’re the coldest of motherfuckers. Not only do they gobble up stars, but whilst they do so the stars are all “Jesus Christ, stop, stop!” screaming with little dignity and no resignation.

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Gas Cloud Colliding With Our Galaxy’s Black Hole Next Year. Take That, Mayans!

Pah, Mayans! Pah! Our Existence will not be ending this year. No, no. Instead I’m pretty sure we’re going to be felled by a gas cloud colliding with the black hole in the center of our galaxy. I can sense it.

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One Black Hole Contains 140 Trillion Times the Water On Earth. What A Hog.

There’s a black hole out there a mere 12 billion light-years away that contains 140 trillion times the water on Earth. Son of a bitch is hogging all those resources and here we are feeling guilty for peeing in the ocean and running our showers too long. Greedy piece of space shit.

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Centaurus A Is A Galaxy With An Impressively Spewing Hole.

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Meet  Centaurus A, a galaxy whose central black hole has the glorious claim of spewing plasma. Lots of it. The spewing amazo-plasma jets are million of light years long. Sweet Jesus.

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Our Universe Is Inside A Black Hole? Wut!

Now listen. There’s all this theoretical bullshit thrown around all the time, and so I must insist that I take it all with a grain of salt. However, since it’s all so crazy and it titillates my Nerd Glands, I also get excited by it. Is it true? Probably Not? More importantly, who cares! It’s fun to contemplate.

New Scientist:

In an analysis of the motion of particles entering a black hole, published in March, Nikodem Poplawski of Indiana University in Bloomington showed that inside each black hole there could exist another universe (Physics Letters B, DOI: 10.1016/j.physletb.2010.03.029). “Maybe the huge black holes at the centre of the Milky Way and other galaxies are bridges to different universes,” Poplawski says. If that is correct – and it’s a big “if” – there is nothing to rule out our universe itself being inside a black hole.

So yeah, it sounds like a lot of Sci-Fi wanking, but I dig it. If you want to get into the mind-bending math behind it, check out the entire article.