World's smartest dude regrets biggest blunder

Stephen Hawking, the 70 year old greatest living physicist of the universe, has identified his biggest mistake. Only Hawking can get away with saying that, strictly speaking, there are no black holes in our universe.

Phew: Einstein right about black holes after all

Scientists at the University of York say they've dispelled the so-called firewall paradox which suggests that anything falling into a black hole would be burned up as it crossed the event horizon.

First ever sight of a black hole's rim

Astronomers have for the first time observed the event horizon of a black hole - the region where its pull is so strong that nothing, not even light, can escape.

Astronomers aim to image supermassive black hole

Scientists are working on a pioneering scheme to view the massive black hole at the center of our galaxy.