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Fraser
2007-May-30, 06:53 PM
A new photograph taken by NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory reveals one of the most energetic events ever seen in the Universe. According to astronomers, two huge galaxy clusters are currently undergoing a collision at a speed of 6.5 million km/h (4 million mph), releasing a tremendous amount of energy as their clouds of hot gas slam together. ...

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Jerry
2007-May-30, 09:25 PM
The black hole can only consume so much before it starts to choke.

Choking requires a throat...

"These values have never been seen before and, truthfully, are hard to believe," said Kraft.

Wouldn't a more accurate statement be: "Given the rules we understand, we did not think that an event like this is possible."

Doctor Know
2007-May-31, 01:07 AM
A choking black hole? Anyone know how to perform a gravitational Heimlich Manuver? :D

Northwind
2007-May-31, 02:01 AM
Wouldn't a more accurate statement be: "Given the rules we understand, we did not think that an event like this is possible."

Here here!!

John Mendenhall
2007-May-31, 11:55 AM
A choking black hole? Anyone know how to perform a gravitational Heimlich Manuver? :D

Can't think of any brute force physics (physicks?), but a large dose of anti-matter might help.

Nick4
2007-Jun-06, 05:58 AM
I bet that this thing is spinning faster than anyone can understand. and choking a black hole???I think that these guys are pulling something out of there you know whats.

GOURDHEAD
2007-Jun-06, 12:41 PM
Here here!! Let's keep it there there. Has the term choking been defined for balck holes? Anyone have a tutorial on the subject?