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Hubble Directly Observes the Disk Around a Black Hole


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

Suzane
- 1665 days ago - sciencedaily.com
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. (349)
Tuesday November 8, 2011, 9:14 am
SPACE IS INTERESTING.
 

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. (21)
Tuesday November 8, 2011, 12:18 pm
Noted, thanks again Suzane
 

Carole R. (203)
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. (409)
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 (147)
Sunday December 4, 2011, 12:31 pm
noted, thanks !
 
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