The strangest objects of the solar system reveal their history

Illustration: Natalie Peebles / Axios A host of upcoming space missions will provide scientists with unprecedented views of some of the most exotic objects in the solar system. why does it matter: The solar system is still a very mysterious place. Scientists aren’t sure exactly how the planets came together billions of years ago or … Read more

Astrophysicists discover the closest black hole to Earth

Scientists They discovered a relatively small black hole lurking next to a star in the constellation Ophiuchus, about 1,600 light years. it’s snowing The closest known backhole to Earth. Black holes are the densest objects in the universe (sorry, neutron stars). Whether they are small black holes, stellar masses, or black holes Including super huge … Read more