Tag Archives: Black Hole

Feast your eyes on this spectacular Hubble photo of a spiral galaxy

30 million light-years away, think about that! Light travels at 186,282 miles per second, so… 186,282 x 60 (seconds) x 60 (minutes) x 24 (hours) x 365 (days) x 30,000,000 (years) – that is quite a distance!  The universe truly … Continue reading

Posted in Science | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Black hole seen for first time in image showing matter being sucked into timeless oblivion

What an amazing achievement!!! Just consider that the photograph of the black hole seen below was taken at the center of a galaxy that is 55 million light-years away from earth! That’s 186,282 (miles per second) x 60 (seconds) x … Continue reading

Posted in Science | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Was Einstein Right? Single Star Will Let Astronomers Test Theory of Relativity

Einstein’s theory of relativity has stood the test of time; over 100 years and counting. My guess is it will once again be proven right. TGO Refer to story below. Source: Newsweek Meghan Bartels, Newsweek Later this year, a special … Continue reading

Posted in Science | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Colossal distant black hole holds surprises about early universe

Interesting stuff. One regret of mine, and I have many, is not studying astronomy, theoretical physics, etc. I find it more fascinating and relevant than most other fields of study. It would be interesting to spend a week among people … Continue reading

Posted in Science | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Milky Way’s Supermassive Black Hole is Proving Einstein Correct

If ever there was a reason for hoping that life after death was a real phenomenon, this is it. Just imagine how Einstein would feel in KNOWING that his theories were correct!  Obviously, this would also apply to countless other … Continue reading

Posted in Science | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A nearby black hole just erupted for the first time in 26 years and scientists are ecstatic

The universe is such an intriguing place. One has to wonder if we, the human race, will ever know how it all came to be; whether there is one universe or multiple universes, what are all of the natural forces … Continue reading

Posted in Science | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Brightest Galaxy in the Universe Found

Interesting stuff… TGO Refer to story below. Source: SPACE.com By Mike Wall May 22, 2015 A newfound galaxy 12.5 billion light-years from Earth is the most luminous one known in the universe, blazing more brightly than 300 trillion suns, a … Continue reading

Posted in Science | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tiny galaxy harbours black-hole surprise

Meanwhile… as religious imbeciles pray five times a day and decapitate innocent people in the name of God, science pushes forward. The contrast between science and religion has never been more evident. The more we advance as a species thanks … Continue reading

Posted in Science | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment