The Far Future of our Solar System

“No valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now.” –Alan Watts “They do not see what lies ahead, when Sun has faded and Moon is dead.” –J.R.R. Tolkien One of the most amazing facts about the Universe is that, despite only having spent a few hundred years … Read moreThe Far Future of our Solar System

How can we see black holes?

“According to the special theory of relativity nothing can travel faster than light, so that if light cannot escape, nothing else can either. The result would be a black hole: a region of space-time from which it is not possible to escape to infinity.” –Stephen Hawking You may have encountered objects that are the same … Read moreHow can we see black holes?