Tag Archives: Space

2020 Nobel Prize in physics awarded for work on black holes – an astrophysicist explains the trailblazing discoveries

A black hole is an object so compact that nothing can escape its gravitational pull, not even light. They are formed when stars die and start collapsing under their own weight. Deep inside the black hole resides an infinitely hot and dense object, a so-called, singularity. Science Photo Library - MARK GARLICK/Getty Images

A black hole is an object so compact that nothing can escape its gravitational pull, not even light. They are formed when stars die and start collapsing under their own weight. Deep inside the black hole resides an infinitely hot and dense object, a so-called, singularity. Science Photo Library – MARK GARLICK/Getty Images Gaurav Khanna, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Black …

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Have you got what it takes to become an astronaut in the new era of human spaceflight?

Astronauts Bob and Dough made it to the International Space Station in a privately funded vehicle. NASA

Astronauts Bob and Dough made it to the International Space Station in a privately funded vehicle. NASA Adam Hawkey, Solent University Millions of people watched breathlessly as astronauts for the first time successfully travelled to the International Space Station (ISS) in a privately funded spacecraft, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon capsule, on May 30. The historic launch, which …

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