Black hole's heart still beatingWritten by Copernical Team Tuesday, 09 June 2020 07:59
Durham UK (SPX) Jun 10, 2020
The first confirmed heartbeat of a supermassive black hole is still going strong more than ten years after first being observed. X-ray satellite observations spotted the repeated beat after its signal had been blocked by our Sun for a number of years. Astronomers say this is the most long lived heartbeat ever seen in a black hole and tells us more about the size and structure close t
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