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"Big Bird" Neutrino Is Linked to Bright Blazar

NASA’s Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope has helped astronomers track down which blazar was responsible for the 2012 "Big Bird" neutrino, the second-most powerful particle the IceCube Neutrino Observatory in Antarctica has ever detected.Video courtesy of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.

14 hours ago — NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center

Hawking at the Seder

The legendary physicist visits a friend and shares a message about Passover and  voyaging to the stars

April 25, 2016

What Happens If You Fall into a Black Hole?

Black holes aren't the cosmic vacuum cleaners they are rumored to be, but could you still fall into one? What would happen to you? The answer to that question depends on whom you ask (thanks to quantum gravity)

April 20, 2016 — Everyday Einstein Sabrina Stierwalt

The Violent Biography of Our Solar System

New evidence suggests the solar system's early eras were defined by wandering worlds and staggering displays of interplanetary destruction

May 1, 2016 — Konstantin Batygin, Gregory Laughlin and Alessandro Morbidelli