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How to Get Close to a Black Hole

Want to understand the most mysterious object in the universe? Make one at home.

How Supermassive Black Holes Were Discovered

Astronomers turned a fantastic concept into reality.

Paradox Is Illuminating the Black Hole

How reconciling opposites is driving the science of black holes forward.

What Impossible Meant to Feynman

Physicist Paul Steinhardt remembers a great mentor and scientist.

How Black Holes Nearly Ruined Time

Quantum mechanics rescued our understanding of past and future from the black hole.

The Strangeness of Black Holes

From quantum information to the Schwarzschild radius.

Have Balloons and Ice Broken the Standard Model?

How five anomalous events at two neutrino experiments provide evidence for supersymmetry.

The Fourth Copernican Revolution

Is our universe one island in an archipelago?

Is It Time to Get Rid of Time?

The crisis inside the physics of time.

Fine Tuning Is Just Fine

Why it’s not such a problem that the Large Hadron Collider hasn’t found new physics.