black hole

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Multiple experts and astrophysicists have recently been discussing reports that the LIGO and Virgo gravitational-wave detectors have picked up a signal of a huge black hole that’s reportedly as heavy as 100 suns. Black holes, being intensely dense spheres with gravity so strong that everything gets trapped inside them, including light, are formed from the […]
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Elena Murchikova, a theoretical astrophysicist at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, N.J., worked with her colleagues to use data gathered in 2015 by the Atacama Large Millimeter/Submillimeter Array (ALMA) to discover a thin accretion disk of cool gas extremely close to Milky Way’s black hole, Sagittarius A*. Material from the inner disk was […]

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