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Halo of highly energized electrons around the black hole contracts dramatically during feeding frenzy.
Pulse pattern suggests distant black hole must be spinning at least at 50 percent the speed of light.
Measurements indicate a dense, gaseous, “sub-Neptune” world, three times the size of Earth.
The new discoveries show that TESS is delivering on its goal of discovering planets around nearby bright stars.
The observatories are also releasing their first catalog of gravitational-wave events.
UChicago study: New LIGO readings could improve disputed measurement within 5-10 years
Astrophysicists use a catalog of extended gamma-ray sources spotted by Fermi spacecraft to home in on mysterious properties of deep space.
Ooguri began serving as the Director on October 15, assuming leadership of one of Japan’s most renowned research institutions.
New, three-dimensional simulations reveal the inner workings of one of the universe’s most mysterious stars.
The team has made and analyzed the deepest wide-field map of the 3D distribution of matter in the Universe.