Jason Dexter is a 32-year-old astrophysicist from the US with a keen interest in black holes. He works at the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics near Munich.
Hardly two years after the first discovery of gravitational waves, the world of astrophysics has been shaken by a second breakthrough.
A US researcher has noticed a black hole taking more than a decade to devour a star. Most black holes only require one year to eat stars.
Can we afford a no-holds-barred approach to scientific research? Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson tells DW why, when it comes to space, or any unknown, we should "just do it all."
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