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Artist conception of Opportunity. Credit: NASA/JPL


Humans have sent probes to Mars for decades. Mars has sent rocks to Earth for millenia.

Artist impression of a new black hole. Credit: NASA/CXC/M.Weiss

Using Black Holes As A Particle Accelerator

Particle physics needs a larger particle accelerator. Perhaps even one using black holes.

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Science fiction has often used black holes as a gateway to distant realms, but what does the science say?

Artist's rendering of the distant quasar ULAS J1120+0641. Credit: ESO/M Kornmesser

Photons, Quasars and the Possibility of Free Will

Flickers of light from the edge of the cosmos help physicists advance the idea that the future is not predetermined

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Brian Koberlein

I’m a farm boy who became an astrophysicist. Along the way I’ve been a farmhand, father, programmer, husband, author, and professor. Sometimes I write things. When I do, you can usually find it here.

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