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.
A recording of Stephen Hawking's voice will be sent towards a black hole as he is laid to rest. His daughter said it was "a message of peace and hope, about unity and the need for us to live together in harmony."
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.
Hardly two years after the first discovery of gravitational waves, the world of astrophysics has been shaken by a second breakthrough.
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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