Infrared Echoes of a Black Hole Eating a Star

Pubblicata il: 15/09/2016
Infrared Echoes of a Black Hole Eating a Star
Fonte: WWW.GILMOR.IT

This illustration shows a glowing stream of material from a star, disrupted as it was being devoured by a supermassive black hole. The feeding black hole is surrounded by a ring of dust. This dust was previously illuminated by flares of high-energy radiation from the feeding black hole, and is now shown re-radiating some of … Continue reading "Infrared Echoes of a Black Hole Eating a Star"

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