Fri. Mar 22nd, 2019

Black holes devour nearby stars and spew brilliant X-rays during outburst phase

Black holes devour nearby stars and spew brilliant X-rays during outburst phase

Physicists have investigated an explosion of X-ray light originating from a black hole in an outburst phase. The data suggests during an outburst, black holes consume huge amounts of stellar material and shrink in size by a factor of ten.

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