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Fraser
2012-Feb-21, 08:20 PM
A record-breaking wind speed has been measured coming from a stellar-mass black hole, report astronomers using NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory. The “wind”, a high-speed stream of material that’s being drawn off a star orbiting the black hole and ejected back out into space, has been clocked at a staggering 20 million miles per hour — [...]

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