black hole

Since the detection of gravitational waves we know for sure that black holes do exist. To understand what really goes on inside them we need a new theory.

A quick introduction to one of the greatest discoveries of the century.

A quick introduction to the monsters that lurk at the centre of each galaxy.

The newly observed ripple in spacetime will help us unlock some of the secrets of the Universe.

Astronomers have explained a strange effect observed in the vicinity of black holes.

Find out how some black holes are bigger on the inside than they are on the outside.

Finally we can be sure — black holes, those gravitational monsters that gobble up everything that gets too close to them, do exist.

Physicists have finally detected the gravitational waves they have been chasing for nearly 100 years.

It's impossible not to be fascinated by black holes. Find out all you'd like to know about them with these articles, videos and podcasts.

Rumours abound that physicists have detected gravitational waves produced by the merger of two black holes.