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John Michell and the “dark star”

John Michell (25. Dezember 1724 – 29. April 1793) was an Anglican clergyman whose scientific work spanned a wide range of subjects from astronomy to geology, optics, and gravitation. 362 more words

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The Alan Moore Jerusalem interview tapes, #6: From Hell, and "accreted madness"

Following my feature on Alan Moore’s Jerusalem, I’ve been posting edited highlights from the 30,000-word interview transcript. Yesterday, Alan Moore revealed why he is “worshipped as a God” by the people of Milton Keynes. 443 more words

BLACK HOLE

A BLACK HOLE is a geometrically defined region of spacetime exhibiting such strong gravitational effects that nothing including particles and electromagnetic radiations such as light can escape from inside it. 161 more words

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