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Fraser
2014-Jun-04, 05:40 PM
It’s oft-repeated that black holes are powerful gravity wells, because they represent a dense concentration of matter in one location. But what about their magnetic fields? A new study suggests that this force could be at least as strong as gravity in supermassive black holes, the singularities that lurk in the center of many galaxies. […]

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publiusr
2014-Jun-07, 04:14 PM
I wonder how that compares with magnetars