Stephen Hawking was the first to propose that not everything that comes in contact with a black hole succumbs to its immense gravity and inevitable nothingness. In fact, tiny particles of light, known as photons, are sometimes ejected back out of the black hole, robbing it of energy. This gradual loss of mass over time means that every black hole eventually evaporates out of existence.
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The gravitational wave signal was detected...
A Russian-American team at the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research in...
Credit: SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
A team led by scientists at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory combined powerful magnetic pulses with some of the brightest X-rays on the planet to discover a surprising 3-D arrangement of a material's electrons that appears closely linked to a mysterious phenomenon known as high-temperature superconductivity.
Credit: Brookhaven National Laboratory
For the first time, scientists have measured the forces that make certain antimatter particles stick together.
The findings, published in
Credit: Park et al, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology
In their paper published in the journal...
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