NASA telescope helps shed light on future black holes

NICER is aboard the International Space Station

You’re probably familiar with black holes, but have you ever heard of a neutron star?

SAN ANTONIO – You’re probably familiar with black holes, but have you ever heard of a neutron star?

NASA is learning more about these astronomical mysteries thanks to a telescope aboard the International Space Station.

The telescope - NICER - has provided NASA scientists with data about neutron stars, which are basically black holes in the making.

Meteorologist Kaiti Blake had the chance to speak with a NASA scientist on GMSA@9. Watch the video above to see the interview and learn more about neutron stars!

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About the Author:

Kaiti Blake is a child weather-geek-turned-meteorologist. A member of the KSAT Weather Authority, Kaiti is a co-host of the Whatever the Weather video podcast. After graduating from Texas Tech University, Kaiti worked at WJTV 12 in Jackson, Mississippi and KTAB in Abilene.