View Full Version : Distant black hole poses for a close-up

2009-May-27, 05:30 PM
*Astronomers have probed closer than ever to a supermassive black hole*lying deep at the core of a distant active galaxy that was once thought to be shrouded in dust — which will greatly advance the look captured in this NASA file image from the mid-1990s.*Using new data from ESA’s*X-ray Multi-Mirror Mission (XMM)-Newton spaceborne observatory, researchers [...]

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