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Venus: Death of a Planet

From the fires of a sun’s birth, twin planets emerged. Venus and Earth. Two roads diverged in our young solar system. Nature draped one world in the greens and blues of life. While enveloping the other in acid clouds, high heat, and volcanic flows. Why did Venus take such a disastrous turn? And what light… Read More »

How to Understand the Black Hole Image

On Wednesday April 10th 2019 you will probably see the first-ever image of a black hole. That’s when the Event Horizon Telescope will be releasing their results and I haven’t seen them yet but I think they’re going to look something like this and I can be relatively confident because well it’s gonna look a… Read More »

Black Holes 101 | National Geographic

(mysterious music) – [Woman] Black holes are among the most fascinating objects in our universe, and also the most mysterious. A black hole is a region in space where the force of gravity is so strong, not even light, the fastest known entity in our universe, can escape. The boundary of a black hole is… Read More »

The Largest Black Holes in the Universe (VERSION ONE)

We’ve never seen them directly, yet we know they are there, Lurking within dense star clusters, Or wandering the dust lanes of the galaxy, Where they prey on stars, Or swallow planets whole. Our Milky Way may harbor millions of these black holes, the ultra dense remnants of dead stars. But now, in the universe… Read More »