Astrophysics

Black holes may be full of dark energy

Black holes may be full of dark energy

We thought that because black holes form from the deaths of supermassive stars, it would be made up of 100% normal matter and 0% dark matter. Research shows, however, that which we call black holes are actually pools of dark matter. How will this discovery change the story of the universe?

The vision for astrophysics by 2020

The vision for astrophysics by 2020

Astrophysics is the grandest of all sciences because it peers into worlds unknown. How far have we gone in the study of the origins of the universe, and where can we expect this science to lead us?