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Astronomers just got a deep peek at a black hole

In an enormous effort that stunned the world, scientists last year unveiled the first direct picture of a black hole, allowing humans to see what exists at the cusp of the monster’s maw. Now, astronomers have used a different technique involving x-ray “echoes” to peer even closer at one of these gravitational behemoths. The black…

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Iran agrees to send black boxes of shot down plane to Ukraine

After initial denials, Tehran admitted it mistakenly shot down the plane while on high alert after firing missiles at US troops stationed in Iraq [File: Reuters] Iran will send the flight recorders of the Ukrainian passenger plane that its military shot down earlier this month to Ukraine, Tasnim news agency reported on Saturday. The Iranian…

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Euro 2020 draw: ‘Favourable draw but black cloud on horizon for England’

Gareth Southgate’s England will face Zlatko Dalic’s Croatia at Euro 2020England’s Euro 2020 finals draw is packed with advantages – but it also came with a potentially painful sting in the tail for manager Gareth Southgate’s aspirations to win a first major tournament in 54 years.Southgate will want to take England one step further than…

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What is a ‘black moon’, and how often does one happen?

Humans have long had a fascination with lunar events—and with the rise of the internet, all kinds of moon moments have become media sensations. Consider supermoons, harvest moons, and the rare “super blood moon” total eclipse. Lunar fans may therefore be tempted to add another celestial sight to the list: a “black moon,” popularly defined…

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Extreme black hole vindicates Einstein (again)

What happens when a star has a close encounter with a supermassive black hole? It gives astronomers a chance to put Einstein to the test. By looking at how a star behaves as it whips around the black hole parked in the center of our galaxy, scientists have confirmed that the object’s intense gravitational field…

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‘Not much opportunity’ for black players like ex-England striker Emile Heskey, says wife Chantelle

Media playback is not supported on this device Chantelle Heskey calls for equality in football coaching opportunities for black playersA lack of opportunity is preventing black players from becoming coaches, according to the wife of ex-Liverpool and England striker Emile Heskey.Chantelle Heskey says her husband would be “first there” if more roles were available to…

Air Jordan Black Cat Space Jam • KicksOnFire.com

A new colorway of the recently released Air Jordan Black Cat silhouette is set to make its debut this Holiday season. Dubbed the Air Jordan Black Cat Space Jam, this colorway of the model pays home to the classic Air Jordan 11 Space Jam. Said to be a model inspired by Tinker Hatfield’s original sketch of the Air Jordan 13 from […]

The adidas EQT Support Mid ADV PK “Core Black” Drops October 1st

While most of the recent attention around the Three Stripes’ lifestyle branch has been focused on their collaborations — like the adidas Yeezy line or the extensive adidas Dragon Ball Z collection — they’ve been putting out many a clean in-line silhouette as well. The latest pair to surface? A “Core Black” take on the […]

Meghan Markle Wore a Thing: Black Long-Sleeve Givenchy Dress Edition

The Duchess of Sussex in Givenchy at the Royal Academy of Arts opening of the “Oceania” exhibit. Photo: Chris Jackson/Getty Images Ever since announcing her engagement to Prince Harry, the world’s eyes have been fixed on Meghan Markle — and her style. We’ll be following the Meghan Markle Effect™ with our column, “Meghan Markle Wore […]

Nike Air Max 95 Keep Rippin’ Stop Slippin’ Black Infrared • KicksOnFire.com

An Air Max 1 “Keep Rippin Stop Slippin” edition released in 2008, and for 2018, the style is coming back but on the Nike Air Max 95 this time. Featured in a classic Black and Infrared colorway, the runner’s mesh and leather upper is covered in black, with safari-style accents throughout as an homage to […]