The Arrhythmic Beating of a Black Hole Heart

 
At the center of the Centaurus galaxy cluster, there is a large elliptical galaxy called NGC 4696. Deeper still, there is a supermassive black hole buried within the core of this galaxy. New data from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and other telescopes has revealed details about this giant black hole.

Dublin at Night

 


Expedition 50 Commander Shane Kimbrough of NASA shared this nighttime image of Dublin on March 17, 2017, writing, “Happy #StPatricksDay Spectacular #Dublin, Ireland captured by @thom_astro from @Space_Station. Enjoy the #StPatricksFest Parade down there!”

Android’s News Came a Week Before I/O

I/O, Google’s huge developer conference/outdoor coding festival will be wrapping up in Mountain View tomorrow. Thousands of developers have soaked in the sun and knowledge while Google woos them with free Google Homes, raw vegan salads, and a live performance by LCD Soundsystem. Usually the can’t miss moment of…

Widely-Reported Study on Fish and Microbeads Might Have Been Faked

A headline grabbingstudy published in Science last year that warned about the effects of plastic microbeads on larval fish is on the verge of being retracted. In a case involving missing data, shoddy research methods, and outright fabrication, it’s one of the most egregious examples of scientific fraud we’ve seen in quite some time,

Facial Recognition Toilet Paper Dispensers In Use

Machines at the Temple of Heaven park scan visitors’ faces before dispensing a fixed length strip of toilet paper.

The reason for the machine  was humorous. Older local ladies stole the Temple of Heaven’s toilet paper.  

Ricky Harris, Everybody Hates Chris Star Dies at 54

LOS ANGELES — Ricky Harris, a comedian known for both his racy stand-up act and his appearances in family-friendly fare such as the TV series “Everybody Hates Chris,” died Monday, his manager said. He was 54. The cause was not immediately known. But Harris’ manager, Cindy Ambers of Art/Work Entertainment, said Harris had suffered a heart…

Listen To Demi Lovato’s Sing ‘Silent Night’

 

 SAO PAULO, BRAZIL – DECEMBER 10: Demi Lovato performs live on stage at Allianz Parque on December 10, 2016 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Embed from Getty Images

Demi Lovato’s Version Of ‘Silent Night’

As part of her and Nick Jonas “Honda Civic Tour: Future Now” farewell, Demi Lovato uploaded on Instagram a beautiful video singing her most favorite holiday song,

NASA Delays Launch of Supplies to the International Space Station

Twas the night before launch… The Orbital ATK Antares rocket, with the Cygnus spacecraft onboard, sits on launch Pad-OA at our Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. Liftoff is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 16 at 8:03 p.m. EDT. This cargo resupply mission will deliver over 5,100 pounds of science, research and supplies to the orbiting laboratory and its crew.

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