The Expanding Universe

The Expanding Universe

The universe now seems to be expanding at a rate even faster than previously thought. Since first proposed by George Lemaitre and the subsequent confirmation by Edwin Hubble’s observational studies of galactic recession velocities, the expansion of the universe has...
Life Giving Black Holes

Life Giving Black Holes

Those hungry, all devouring black holes may in fact be much more generous than we have been led to believe. Black holes are often given bad press. This, however, is not indicative to their true nature, which is in fact quite stable. A team of scientists are now...
Black holes – to be or not to be?

Black holes – to be or not to be?

Those enigmatic black holes that lead to places unknown may not be what we thought they were – or at least that’s what some scientists think. Since first proposed in 1784 by John Mitchell and their prediction in 1915 by Einstein’s theory of general relativity,...
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