AUGUSTA, Ga. — The roars were loud and earth-shattering — and not just on the course. There was Tida Woods, inside the Augusta National clubhouse, screaming at the television, nervous energy and anticipation consuming the room while her son was attempting to finish the most improbable of major championship victories. Continue reading Tiger wins first Masters since 2005
Less than two weeks after the gravitational wave detectors turned back on, they’ve already seen evidence of two pairs of colliding black holes. Continue reading Gravitational Wave Detectors Spot Two Potential Black Hole Collisions in a Week
Curtiss Motorcycles, the company formerly known as Confederate, delivered a first look the world’s first “E-Twin” electric motorcycle last year. Continue reading THIS JET BLACK ELECTRIC BOBBER BIKE DOES 0-60 MPH IN JUST 2 SECONDS
17-foot, 140-pound Burmese python caught in the Florida Everglades is the largest ever removed from the state’s 729,000-acre Big Cypress National Preserve. Continue reading Record-Breaking 17-Foot-Long Burmese Python Found in Florida
At the center of a galaxy called Messier 87, about 55 million light-years away, about which all of the matter of the galaxy orbits, there lies a monster: a supermassive black hole. With about 6.5 billion times the mass of the sun, the black hole at the center of M87 is so dense that its escape velocity, or the velocity needed to escape the object’s gravity, is more than the speed of light. Accordingly, not even photons of light can escape once they wander too close.