Astronomers Spy Swarms of Black Holes at Our Galaxy’s Core

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Scientific American Content: Global For the first time astronomers have glimpsed a long-predicted population of black holes lurking at the … Continue reading Astronomers Spy Swarms of Black Holes at Our Galaxy’s Core

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New simulations could help in hunt for massive mergers of neutron stars, black holes

This image, from a computerized simulation, shows the formation of an inner disk of matter and a wide, hot disk of matter 5.5 milliseconds after the merger of a neutron … Continue reading New simulations could help in hunt for massive mergers of neutron stars, black holes

The Quantum Thermodynamics Revolution

In his 1824 book, Reflections on the Motive Power of Fire, the 28-year-old French engineer Sadi Carnot worked out a formula for how efficiently steam engines can convert heat — … Continue reading The Quantum Thermodynamics Revolution