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The best AirPods Pro, Mac audio and ad-blocking apps this week

This week we block ads and other junk, route Mac audio between any and all other apps, and control our new AirPods Pro from the menubar. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Here’s the first image of a black hole

Say hello to the black hole deep inside the Messier 87, a galaxy located in the Virgo cluster some 55 million light years away. It may seem underwhelming at first, but it’s one of four images of the

Researchers may have witnessed the birth of a black hole

Researchers believe they might have an explanation for an incredibly bright event that took place in a distant dwarf galaxy. Scientists observed it last June when the object in question lit up and

Scientists find evidence of a black hole at our galaxy’s center

Researchers have long suspected that a supermassive black hole lies in the center of our galaxy, and now they have strong evidence to support that suspicion. Using the Very Large Telescope -- an array
Stephen Hawking's last paper on black holes is now online

Stephen Hawking's last paper on black holes is now online

Stephen Hawking never stopped trying to unravel the mysteries surrounding black holes -- in fact, he was still working to solve one of them shortly before his death. Now, his last research paper on
Scientists trace the origin of high-energy cosmic radiation

Scientists trace the origin of high-energy cosmic radiation

This week, the National Science Foundation announced a groundbreaking discovery that provides answers to a question scientists have been asking for decades. A team at the NSF IceCube Neutrino

A Stephen Hawking musical tribute was beamed directly at a black hole

The European Space Agency had its own special way of marking a memorial service for astrophysicist Professor Stephen Hawking. At the same time his ashes were interred at Westminster Abbey in London,
Farthest-ever supermassive black hole reveals the early universe

Farthest-ever supermassive black hole reveals the early universe

Quasars are supermassive black holes at the center of galaxies that actively consume gas and dust. As mass falls into the black hole, it forms an accretion disk around the black hole and jets of