This artist's illustration depicts scientists' new understanding of the giant black hole at the core of galaxy M87. The bright radio 'core' of the jet base is located very close to the central black hole no larger than about 10 times the size of the event horizon.
ikenbot: The Fabric of Space-time Image: What happens to light as it passes through a point of space-time in where mass has been applied, as well as why objects in space orbit the way they do (planets, galaxies, clusters, etc.) Also known as the Space-time Continuum, I’ve always been fascinated about the very space that holds the planet we live on, stars we see at night, solar system we observe, and supernovas we stargaze on telescopes. In astronomy you hear the term space-time get used a…
Many physicists believe that entanglement is the essence of quantum weirdness — and some now suspect that it may also be the essence of space-time geometry.
The International Space Station (ISS) may be the greatest machine you never gave a thought to. It's 354 ft. m) long, 240 ft m) wide and with its vast array of solar panels would almost perfectly cover the rectangle of a football field.