Supermassive Black Holes Discovered in Closest Tango Yet – Sky & Telescope

Supermassive Black Holes Discovered in Closest Tango Yet – Sky & Telescope

Astronomers have found what could be the closest known pair of supermassive black holes yet, orbiting each other only a light-year apart. Mrk 533 is the star of its galaxy group, a face-on spiral galaxy that’s brighter and bigger than its companions. NASA / ESA / the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA) / ESA / […]

Nibiru Hoax? World Ending Saturday, September 23, Conspiracy Theorists Claim – International Business Times

Nibiru Hoax? World Ending Saturday, September 23, Conspiracy Theorists Claim – International Business Times

The world is supposedly coming to an end Saturday, Sept. 23. While there have been numerous accusations of Armageddon throughout time, this one is apparently for real, at least for conspiracy theorists. A planet named Nibiru will reportedly collide with Earth, ipso facto ending civilization. The possible doomsday prophecy was conjured by David Meade, who […]

Trump’s NASA Nominee Wants To Study Climate Change on Mars—But Not On Earth – Gizmodo

Trump’s NASA Nominee Wants To Study Climate Change on Mars—But Not On Earth – Gizmodo

Photo: AP Earlier this month, President Donald Trump nominated Jim Bridenstine—a Republican representative in Oklahoma—as NASA’s new leader. Like most people in this administration, Bridenstine actively supports ideas antithetical to his (soon-to-be) agency: he’s an avid supporter of private space companies and denies that human activity impacts climate change. Now, Bridenstine wants to take a […]

The Moon Blocks 3 Planets, Star Today – Space.com

The moon is throwing a historic block party today (Sept. 18). Earth’s nearest neighbor occulted, or covered up, Venus and the bright star Regulus in the sky this morning, and will swallow up Mars and Mercury this evening. The moon hadn’t occulted three planets in a single 24-hour span since […]

Another Major Study Confirms The IPCC’s Climate Models Were Wrong – The Daily Caller

Another group of prominent climate scientists have published research claiming humanity may have a couple extra decades before pushing the world past what the U.N. calls “dangerous” levels of global warming. However, the importance of the study isn’t in future projections — which always have high amounts of uncertainty — but rather in its endorsement […]