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Lil Nas Smokes To ‘Homophobia’ In Black Community After BET Snub

Lil Nas X has doubled down on his war against the black community’s history of homophobia after receiving zero nominations for the 2022 BET Awards, a show that will ironically be held during Pride Month. “Fuck BET! Fuck BET! Fuck BET!” the rapper jumped into a song and video he previewed on Twitter on Tuesday …

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Dwayne Johnson’s Egyptian Anti-Hero Kneels To No One In First Black Adam Trailer

Dwayne Johnson stars as Teth-Adam, future nemesis of Shazam, in black adam. It’s been 15 long years since Dwayne Johnson first expressed an interest in playing Black Adam, a classic DC Comics supervillain from the 1940s. The project has been stuck in development hell for years, but the movie finally hits theaters this fall. And …

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Updates to Black Adam, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 and more

Screenshot: Warner Bros. Jenny Ortega teases big games for Ghostface in the now-Neve-Campbell-less Cry 6. The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power teases his halfling heroes in the Harfoots. Plus, new before images Ms. Marvelit’s the beginning tomorrow, and more A play foundry new. Spoilers away! Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 3 Deadline …

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How this trippy illusion will make you see an “expanding black hole”

This “expanding hole” illusion can trick your brain into thinking you’re entering a cave or tunnel. (Image credit: Frontiers of Human Neuroscience) (opens in a new tab) A brand new optical illusion tricks most people into believing that a dark “black hole” region in the center of a stationary image is rapidly expanding, as if …

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The birth and death of the universe could depend on black holes

The universe is expanding. No one with expertise in astronomy or physics disagrees with this fact. Likewise, no one really disputes the fact that at some point, many billions of years in the future, the universe will expand too far– and running out of energy for further expansion. At that point, something has to change. …

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A black hole formed by an unbalanced merger may have gone wrong

Astronomers have discovered the first solid evidence that merger events between black holes can provide a “kick” powerful enough to knock a black hole out of its galaxy. The team, which included Vijay Varma, a physicist at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics, Albert Einstein Institute, Germany, examined gravitational wave data from the meltdown …

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The Webb Space Telescope’s quest for early black holes

Artist’s conception of the James Webb Space Telescope. Credit: NASA GSFC/CIL/Adriana Manrique Gutierrez The Webb Space Telescope Team keep working on commissioning scientific instruments, the last step before starting scientific operations in the summer. We recently saw the spectacular image of the black hole at the center of our galaxy, the Milky Waytaken by the …

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A new quantum technique could change the way we study the universe

There is a revolution going on in astronomy. In fact, you could say there are several. Over the past ten years, studies of exoplanets have made considerable progress, gravitational wave astronomy emerged as a new field, and the first supermassive images black holes (SMBH) were captured. A related field, interferometry, has also made incredible progress …

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Dwarf Galaxy With Growing Black Hole and Jet

Astronomers discover hidden treasure of massive black holes – ‘We all got nervous’

Newly discovered massive black holes reside in dwarf galaxies, where their radiation competes with light from abundant young stars. Credit: Original NASA & ESA/Hubble image, artistic conception of a black hole with jet by M. Polimera New black holes discovered in dwarf galaxies shed light on origin of our galaxy’s supermassive[{” attribute=””>black hole. A team …

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