Tagged: cosmology

Harnessing black holes for energy

The reasons why black holes are such powerful energy sources Not that it’s possible yet anyway, but there’s lots of reasons why visiting a black hole is a very bad idea, and your chances of survival...

Tour of the moon

Take a virtual tour of the Moon in all-new 4K resolution, thanks to data provided by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft. As the visualization moves around the near side, far side, north and south...

RIP Stephen Hawking

Professor Stephen William Hawking was born on 8th January 1942 (exactly 300 years after the death of Galileo) in Oxford, England. His parents’ house was in north London but during the second world war Oxford was...

Why alien life would be our doom

Finding alien life on a distant planet would be amazing news – or would it? If we are not the only intelligent life in the universe, this probably means our days are numbered and...

Why black holes could delete the Universe

A black hole is a region in space where the pulling force of gravity is so strong that light is not able to escape. The strong gravity occurs because matter has been pressed into...