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Hubble Directly Observes the Disk Around a Black Hole

Science & Tech  (tags: space, NASA, disc, black hole, galaxy )

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A team of scientists has used the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to observe a quasar accretion disc -- a brightly glowing disc of matter that is slowly being sucked into its galaxy's central black hole.

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TERRY R. (356)
Tuesday November 8, 2011, 9:14 am

Andreia Capelo (15)
Tuesday November 8, 2011, 9:23 am
Thanks for sharing!

Aaron Dighton (3)
Tuesday November 8, 2011, 10:57 am
Black holes are awesome!

Svetlana B. (20)
Tuesday November 8, 2011, 12:18 pm
Noted, thanks again Suzane

Carole R. (209)
Tuesday November 8, 2011, 1:02 pm
Extremely interesting. Exsistance is incredable and so mysterious.

Lori K. (56)
Tuesday November 8, 2011, 3:53 pm
So neat. I cannot wait to see the images!

Nelson Baker (0)
Tuesday November 8, 2011, 4:54 pm
Very interesting

Robert O. (12)
Tuesday November 8, 2011, 10:15 pm
Thanks Suzane.

Bob P. (401)
Wednesday November 9, 2011, 5:06 am
thanks for sharing Suzane

Rita White (55)
Wednesday November 9, 2011, 6:04 am
Thank you for sharing

Chaos Lad (0)
Wednesday November 9, 2011, 8:13 am
Love articles about space. Thanks!

Vukan Simic (121)
Sunday November 27, 2011, 10:57 pm
Amazing, thanks Suzane!

Roger Garin-michaud (154)
Sunday December 4, 2011, 12:31 pm
noted, thanks !
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