A Korean satellite has caught an eye-catching view of an island in Mexico known for a deep, rocky hole and waters so dark that they earned it the name Holbox, a name that means "black hole."Full story
As Obama returns, new battle lines drawn; Tea Party contingent arrives on Capitol Hill; Navy officer fired over lewd videos; Second deluge of dead birds falls in Southeast; Billions lost in earmarks black hole; Tax day delayed; Songwriter Gerry Rafferty dies; Precocious 'presidential scholar' video
While many members of the incoming congress have made it clear they want to do away with earmarks, an NBC News/USA Today investigation has found that billions of dollars allocated for those projects over the past 20 years have gone unspent. NBC's Tom Costello reports.
Researchers are trying to create the Big Bang conditions that led to the formation of the earth at the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva. Harold Hastings with Hofstra Univ. explains the latest success in the project.
Nov. 20: Scientists in Geneva, Switzerland said Friday that the world's largest atom-smasher is back up and running. NBC's Brian Williams reports.
Sept. 10: MSNBC's Willie Geist takes a look at a recipe that has more security guards than the president, checks out the new Sarah Palin action figure, and talks about how the Earth may be sucked into a black hole sometime today.
Artist's concept of what a future telescope might see in looking at the black hole at the heart of the galaxy M87. Clumpy gas swirls around the black hole in an accretion disk, feeding the central beast. The black area at center is the black hole itself, defined by the event horizon, beyond which no
This is a wide-field composite e-Merlin and Hubble Space Telescope image of the Double Quasar. The lensed quasar images are visible as the two bright objects, one above the other. The radio emission seen by e-Merlin is produced by the central black hole in both lensed images. The image also shows
When two black holes merge, it is theorized a massive quantity of energy is released in the form of gravitational waves. But how would two black holes of very different masses interact?
A new color-coded image of the Milky Way's center highlights X-ray emissions from gas that has been heated by stellar explosions as well as outflows powered by our galaxy's central black hole.