Scientists from NASA and UC Berkeley are launching a new telescope called NuSTAR that will search our galaxy for black holes. Astronomers hope the mission will solve some of the mysteries surrounding these space oddities. You can read Lauren Sommer’s interview with the mission chief scientist Fiona Harrison here.

Update 10:55 a.m. The launch is now over, but here’s a short video from NASA.

Video: NuSTAR Launched — Telescope Will Hunt For Black Holes 13 June,2012KQED News Staff

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