Test your knowledge of astrophysics with this challenging quiz!
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What is the theoretical prediction of faster-than-light particles called?
What is the term for the boundary around a black hole from which nothing can escape?
What is the most common type of star in the Milky Way?
What is the universe's cosmic microwave background radiation a remnant of?
The Big Bang
Black Hole Formation
What does the Drake Equation attempt to estimate?
The amount of dark matter in the universe
The number of potentially communicative civilizations in the cosmos
The rate of cosmic expansion
The probability of a supernova occurring in our galaxy
Which scientist was the first to propose the existence of 'dark matter'?
What is 'spaghettification' in the context of black holes?
The process by which matter falls into a black hole
The extreme stretching and compressing of objects due to tidal forces
The swirling of gas and dust into a thin, disk-like structure
The release of high-energy particles from the poles
What is the current leading theory for the large-scale structure of the universe?
The Cosmic Web Theory
The Island Universe Theory
The Steady State Theory
The Oscillating Universe Theory
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