WIN! 'Nova: Black Hole Apocalypse’ on DVD!
Join astrophysicist and novelist Janna Levin on a mind-blowing voyage to the frontiers of black hole science, which is shining new light on the most powerful and mysterious objects in the universe.
Black holes are the most enigmatic, mysterious, and exotic objects in the universe. They're also the most powerful, with gravity so strong it can actually capture light.
And they're the most destructive, swallowing dust, gas, planets, even giant stars. Anything that falls into them vanishes. Gone forever.
But now, astrophysicists are realizing that black holes are essential to understanding how our universe unfolded - maybe to explaining our very existence.
In this 2-hour special, astrophysicist and novelist Janna Levin takes viewers on a journey to the frontiers of black hole science.
Along the way, we meet leading astronomers and physicists on the edge of finding new answers to provocative questions about these shadowy monsters: Where do they come from? What's inside them? What happens if you fall into one? And what can they tell us about the nature of space, time, and gravity?
If you would like to win a copy of this fascinating new DVD, just answer this easy question about Black Holes themselves: Black holes were first proposed to exist in the 18th century, but remained a mathematical curiosity until the first candidate black hole was found in 1964. It was called "_____ X-1," an x-ray source in the constellation Cygnus. But what was that six-letter word?
Send us your answers and if you're correct you'll be in the running to win one of these new DVDs! Just send us an e:mail here before August 1st, 2020 with your answer and the subject title CONTEST: NOVA BLACK HOLE APOCALYPSE DVDs to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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